Michael Fogleman

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Projects tagged "javascript"

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Mapper August 2015

8 JavaScript Maps

Web app for quickly plotting markers, polylines, polygons, heatmaps, etc. on a map.

Got geocoordinates but don't know how to see them quickly? Just paste them into Mapper! Doesn't matter if it's comma-separated, whitespace-separated, or something else. You can add multiple datasets and each one can be configured to plot different symbols or styles. Once you're happy with the visualization, it even has a button that gives you a link for sharing.


Fireflies May 2014

6 JavaScript

Simulating the behavior of synchronizing fireflies.

An experiment inspired by the book Sync: How Order Emerges From Chaos In the Universe, Nature, and Daily Life by Steven H. Strogatz.

Each cell flashes every few seconds. The cells influence each other in such a way that they will all eventually synchronize, as do some species of fireflies.

The cells charge following a logarithmic curve similar to that of a charging capacitor, firing upon reaching a threshold. This affects neighboring cells by a factor proportional to the inverse of their squared distance. The cells need not have identical individual frequencies to reach sychronization.


Random Phrases December 2012

7 JavaScript Words

Useful for creative thinking, code names, password phrases, band names, etc.

This simple app uses lists of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and "mnemonics" to generate random two-word phrases.