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Posts tagged physics

Hack Physics and JavaScript (part 1)

Confession: I really don't know much about physics. To say my understanding is basic would probably be an overstatement. The last time I knew anything remotely complex about physics was 11...

Hack Physics and JavaScript (part 2) :: solving triangles = profit

You may recall in part 1 of this blog series I talked about how I'd forgotten all of my highschool physics knowledge that could help me make canvas animations. It turns out I'd forgotten...

Hack Physics and JavaScript (part 3) - Springs and some other things

Welcome to the third and final part of this blog mini-series on hack physics with JavaScript! The fact that I even made it to part three without losing steam truly is a miracle and it is only...

Jumpy or how to code a gravity [from scratch]

Alright. I have never wrote any blogposts before especially on programming... Especially not on my native speaking language. But wth lets give it a try. Most of things I know about coding I got...

Implementing Velocity, Acceleration and Friction on a Canvas

Definition

First of all we have to understand what velocity, acceleration and friction are, and how they can be conveyed with code.

Velocity

Velocity is a vector (meaning it has magnitude and...

Simple physics using basic web techniques

I've always been a sucker for basic physics. You know, the stuff introduced in elementary school, teaching us how physical objects can react and interact with the world around it. Recreating...