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 guss 64-bit images - Just for fun project Jun 18th, 2010, 12:35pm   So last night i was scrolling through the sample for "Processing: a programming handbook for visual designers and artists" to see what it's about and the interview with Jared Tarbell really caught my eye with his "Fractal.Invaders" and i remember trying to do something like it myself some years ago but failing badly, basically my idea was to do it all with one "big" recursive function - long story short: Stack overflow. Anyways, so i thought "hey lets try it again, i must be able to come up with some smart way of doing it" and as it turns out i was. So i thought i'd share what i came up with: Code:```int number;int rectWidth;int offset;void setup(){  size(800,800);  background(255);  fill(0);  noStroke();  number = 1515175624; //magic constant!  offset = 5; //ofset from the edge of the window.. sort of  rectWidth = height/8-offset; // width of the boxes}void draw(){  background(255);  int temp = number;  for(int y = 0; y < 8;y++){    for(int x = 0; x < 4;x++){      if(temp%2 == 0){        fill(255);      }else{        fill(0);      }      rect(offset*4+(width-height)/2+x*rectWidth,offset*4+y*rectWidth,rectWidth,rectWidth);      rect(-(width-height)/2-offset*4+width-(x+1)*rectWidth,offset*4+y*rectWidth,rectWidth,rectWidth);      temp = temp >>1;    }  } //number = int(random(-(MAX_INT)))+int(random((128))); //uncomment this - shit brix}void mousePressed(){  number = int(random(-(MAX_INT)))+int(random((128)));} ```I'd like to point out that while the code is indeed mine, the idea of mirroring the random-pattern to create space invader-like creature belongs to Jared (as far as i can tell). This code is just my solution to the program he described. Also i haven't actually seen Jared's source code for it was in .fla format and im still downloading flash.There, just wanted to point that out so no one is offended or confused :)Usage: Click to create a new random thingy.
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