created 01/01/03


Chapter 74 Programming Exercises


Note: You may find that appletviewer is a better tool to use with applet graphics than your Web browser.

Exercise 1

Modify the snowflake method so that different levels of stars are drawn with different colors. Use colors that are all close to pastel blue. Do this by changing the pen color based on the size of the star.

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Exercise 2

Implement the blizzard program: draw a few dozen randomly positioned snowflakes of a few random sizes and a few random colors.

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Exercise 3

Write a java applet that creates the following figure:

The only drawing method this figure uses is drawLine(). The basic figure is a triangle. But rather than draw the full sized triangle, draw three half-sized triangles:

Write a method drawTriangle( int CenterX, int CenterY, int side ) that draws a triangle centered at (CenterX, CenterY) if side is small. Otherwise, it draws three triangles.

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