Julia Set Fractal Renderer in JavaScript

Julia sets are curious two dimensional shapes. Many of them exhibit fractal borders in various unique and beautiful forms. To explore them in a web browser, I spent a few days to write a single-page app for the purpose. See the source code at github.com/axelpale/julia-explorer and try the app at axelpale.github.io/julia-explorer

There exists multiple fractal explorers and renderers online already, for example usefuljs.net/fractals. However, I could not find one that would provide me enough freedom to choose and modify the color palettes of the fractal. Also, I wanted the fractal image be sharp enough for large-size printing, meaning over 10000×10000 pixels per image. Most pre-existing tools were not up for such large files.

Here are some Julia fractals created with the app, for example.

Link to the app: https://axelpale.github.io/julia-explorer/

Akseli Palén
Hi! I am a creative full-stack web developer and entrepreneur with strong focus on building open source packages for JavaScript community and helping people at StackOverflow. I studied information technology at Tampere University and graduated with distinction in 2016. I wish to make it easier for people to communicate because it is the only thing that makes us one.

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