The Online Fractal Generator

Documentation Index

Disclaimer: I am a software engineer, not a mathematician. The more mathematically minded may find the insights I can offer lacking. Rather than make my articles more mathematically dense by quoting Wikipedia articles that I don't really understand, I invite interested readers to explore complex dynamics more fully themselves.
What Is a Fractal?
The Five Minute Guide to Complex Numbers
The Five Minute Guide to Calculus
Julia Sets and The Mandelbrot Set
Mandelbrot and Julia Sets Using Other Powers of z
Rational Maps
Variations on the Mandelbrot Set Formula
Newton's Method
Newtonian Fractals
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