Development Updates

Flower petal patterns - proof of concept

An interactive canvas based on the flowers used in the genotype/phenotype illustrations.

Bezier and quadratic curves in HTML5 canvas elements

bezier loopHTML5 canvas elements are used to draw the illustrations on this site.  These elements have a number of methods for drawing shapes and lines.  Lines can be defined using three methods

Rabbit - New organisms for genotype/phenotype illustrations

New, two gene organism for genotype*/phenotype* illustrations

Nucleotide matching proof of concept

Proof of concept for nucleotide matching problem sets

Tides draft V2

Second draft of the tides illustration. The illustration explores how interactions between solar and lunar tidal components cause daily and monthly tidal height patterns.

Draft DNA structures

More components for making molecular biology illustrations. Below are the four nucleic acids in DNA*.

Tides draft V1

Draft of an illustration to explore the influence of the sun and moon on the Earth's tides. The illustration will explore how interactions between solar and lunar tidal components cause daily and monthly tidal height patterns.

Double Stranded DNA

This is a dynamically generated, double strand of DNA*. It will be used in some molecular biology / genetics* illustrations planned for the site.

Drawing regular polygons in javascript canvas

Geometric shapes such as regular polygons are useful building blocks for drawing more complex elements within JavaScript canvas tags. The following block shows 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 sided regular polygons.

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