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Springback

If you don’t do technical, you probably want to tune out right about now. Follow the link to play with things on springs, and press space to randomise the configuration. *boing!* Flash Link: springpixel_02.swf I spent some time over the weekend reacquainting myself with the spring simulation Flash project I displayed in an earlier post. […]

The spring is sprung

More Flash fun, this time with balls on springs chained together. The example code in the book I’m reading suggested using trigonometric functions to calculate the ‘spring target’, but I thought I could do it with similar triangles. Imagine two items (A and B) connected by a spring of a certain relaxed length (not stretched […]