Frink Sample Programs

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Below is a collection of sample Frink programs. Another good source for common tasks can be found at Rosetta Code's Frink page.

You can also download all of these sample programs in a single zipfile, FrinkSamples.zip
(zipfile was last modified AD 2019-08-22 PM 04:23:31.000 (Thu) Mountain Daylight Time)

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allFactors[text] Calculates all factors of a number (not just prime factors.)
ArbitraryPrecision[text] Calculates some functions (e.g. log and exp) to arbitrary precision.
baseball[text] Calculates trajectory of a baseball.
bert[text] Calculates the probability of two first names appearing in the same movie.
binarySearch[text] Routines for binary-searching an ordered list.
bitcoin[text] Obtain current Bitcoin exchange rates.
bitwiseXOR[text] Calculates a bitwise XOR function for arbitrarily-large numbers.
ChineseNumbers[text] Formats integers into their Chinese equivalents (formal and casual)
classtest[text] A sample of object-oriented programming; demonstrates writing and using a class specification.
closestFraction[text] Routines for finding the closest fraction to a number. Also see continuedFraction.frink .
commonTransformations[text] Demonstrates Frink's ability to perform symbolic calculations, including solving equations and taking derivatives.
compound[text] Routines for calculating masses of chemical compounds.
continuedFraction[text] Routines for generating continued fraction representations of numbers.
ConvexHull[text] Calculates (and optionally plots) the convex hull of a set of points.
CoordinateConversions[text] Converts latitude and longitude to and from UTM coordinates.
Datum[text] A data structure used to represent the ellipsoidal shape of the earth, used in various navigation routines.
daylight[text] Calculates duration of daylight over the course of a year.
derivatives[text] Transformation rules for finding derivatives of expressions.
DiscreteDistribution[text] Allows you to randomly choose items based on a specified probability distribution.
elements[text] A basic periodic table of the elements.
exectest[text] Demonstrates starting external processes using Frink's ability to call Java code.
Fourier[text] Routines for discrete and fast Fourier transforms (FFT) of data.
geometry[text] Functions for planar geometry.
hints[text] Provides hints and help for common errors in Frink calculations.
holeearthfullgradient[text] Calculates time to fall through a hole in the center of the earth with realistic model of densities.
holeearthgradient[text] Calculates time to fall through a hole in the center of the earth with overly-simplistic model of densities.
holeearthuniform[text] Calculates time to fall through a hole in the center of the earth with naïve uniform density model.
homonyms[text] Finds homophones of words.
HTMLUtils[text] Utilities for processing HTML.
JacobiSymbol[text] Functions for calculating the Jacobi symbol and Legendre symbol.
JVMinfo[text] Displays the properties of your Java Virtual Machine. Demonstrates use of Java Introspection.
LogIntegral[text] Calculates the logarithmic integral Li[x].
lottery[text] Routines for calculating lottery odds.
LucasLehmer[text] Implements the Lucas-Lehmer test for proving primality of Mersenne primes.
Maidenhead[text] Converts between lat/long and Maidenhead coordinates.
mandelbrot[text] Draws a Mandelbrot set in plain text.
mandelbrotGraphics[text] Draws a Mandelbrot set as graphics.
mithengecorridor[text] Data for the Infinite Corridor at MIT.
mithengemoon[text] Calculates moon alignments with MIT's Infinite Corridor.
mithengesun[text] Calculates sun alignments in MIT's Infinite Corridor.
navigation[text] A library of high-precision calculations for navigating on the earth.
note[text] Functions for converting frequencies to musical notes.
palindromicNumbers[text] Finds palindromic numbers by the "reverse and add" method.
pi[text] Calculates π to arbitrary precision.
planets[text] A library to calculate the positions of the the planets to high accuracy using the VSOP87 theory.
pollardP-1[text] An implementation of the Pollard p-1 factoring algorithm.
Processes[text] Contains functions for launching external processes from Frink.
quine[text] A program that prints its own source.
randomDistribution[text] Randomly selects elements from a discrete set with a known distribution.
RiemannZeta[text] Calculates values of the Riemann Zeta function.
root[text] Finds roots of numbers to arbitrary precision.
siderealtime[text] Calculates Greenwich Mean Sidereal Time.
sieve[text] Sieve of Eratosthenes to find prime numbers.
simplegraph[text] An simple but interesting program that uses interval arithmetic to plot equations.
solve[text] A simple program that solves a variety of algebraic equations.
solvingTransformations[text] A library of transformation rules to solve algebraic equations.
StandardAtmosphere[text] A class which implements the U.S. Standard Atmosphere of 1976. This allows calculation of pressure, temperature, air density, speed of sound, etc. at varying altitudes.
StandardAtmosphereTest[text] Contains examples of doing standard atmosphere calculations.
statistics[text] Functions for statistics including the forward and inverse error function, the normal distribution, etc.
stellarMagnitude[text] Functions for converting between stellar magnitudes, power fluxes, and total power emitted.
stock[text] Fetches stock prices from the internet.
sun[text] A massive library of astronomical calculations to find positions of the sun, moon, and other calculations.
sunplot[text] Creates data to plot the location of the sun for an entire year.
sunrise[text] Calculates times of sunrise, sunset, and twilights.
timezonediff[text] Calculates the difference between two time zones.
trigram[text] Program to find the most frequent n-letter patterns in words.
waterVapor[text] Calculates the absolute and relative humidity and partial vapor pressure of water.
webspider[text] Simple program to find all of the links in an HTML page.
wheelgame3[text] Simulator to find optimum play for the big-wheel-spinnin' "Showcase Showdown" game on The Price Is Right
WilliamsPPlus1[text] Factorization using the Williams p+1 factorization method.
xmldump[text] Demonstrates dumping units in an XML format.
ziplocator[text] Locates latitude and longitude of U.S. zip codes (requires data file)

Descriptions of the following programs will be added later:

100doors 99bottles 99bottles2 9billionnames
accelerationSolver AgencyInitiation allFactors2 allTransforms
almostPrime Amazon amicableNumbers anagramchallenge
anagramlog anagramQuandary anamorph animate
ArcTest ArnaultTest AudioSystemTest BallBearing
ballgame ballistics2D baseconv baseConversionTest
baseConversionTiming baseConversionTuner basetiming BBP
Beaufort benchmark1 BenfordsLaw BernoulliNumbers
biathlon bigcoord BinarySplitting BinarySplittingFactorial
BinarySplittingPi BinaryWriter birdhouse Boggle
BooleanTransformations BoulderArtsAndMaths27 boyGirlPuzzle Braille
BrailleTest breaktest Brix CacheFreeGDMII
cambridgetemp cambridgetempFourier CarTalkPuzzle CarTalkPuzzle2
ChineseMarch circleTest circularOrbit classRedefinitionTest
ClipTest ClipTestPolygon collatorTest colorboxes
colorillusion commentTest consttest convergatron
convergatron2 CoriolisBall CoriolisKick CornbreadCache
correlation correlationTest Country CrackTheCode
crossstitch cryptoAES256 cryptoCircuitPuzzle cryptoProviders
cryptotest crystalradio curvefit curveFit
DeadDrop deBruijn decheckerboard decipherbible
decipherrabbit decodeBuilt decrypt deltat
Derby derbyDraw derbytrack derbytrack2
DivideAndConquer dollarConvert drawCountries drawDymaxion
drawMD5 drawSolarSystem DriveYaNuts dumpExpression
dumpUnits DuncanDecode DurinsDay Dymaxion
e earthdisttest EarthTemperature eBinarySplitting
eclipse ECM EmilysFourthHour encoding
encodings epochClock epochClockBinary error
exactSeasons exponentialSpiral exponentialSpiralIn exponentialSpiralOut
factor factor2 factorableWords factorFactorial
factorsOf10 fetchweather fibonacci fibonacciSpiral
fireworks flag floatingPointBase floatTiming
FloydSteinbergDither fontDetails fontList FontWidthEstimatorBuilder
forensicSeismology formatterTest formatTest fortest
fortest2 fortest3 Fourier2d FourierImage
FourierImageTest fourierTemp fouriertest FourierUtils
FresnelZonePlate frinklog fryer FTPUpload
functionUtils functionUtilsTest GaiaTest GaiaTestColumns
GaiaTestGalactic Gamma GelfandsQuestion GeneralPathClipTest
GeneralPathExample GeneralPathExamples generalPathMatch GeneralPathTest
geocaching GeometricMedian GoogleEarth GoogleTranslate
gradingProblem graphemesTest graphicalSieve graphicsAddTest
graphicsTest graphpaper grayscaleBars greatCircleMap
GreatPyramid Grid guitoolstest gyrojet
harvest harvest2 hemispheres hexaflexagon
hexaflexagonImage hinttest hyperoperation iau1980
IEEE754 iftest increasingPuzzle IndianAstronomy
inputtest integrals interfacetest IntervalIntegrate
intervaltest ioioThermalTest jennyMoonVenus jigglyNumberPuzzle
JoyDivision JoyDivisionAnimated KaplinskyPuzzle KaplinskyPuzzleSmall
karatsuba karatsubaTest koodipuzzle lambda
LambertW largestTweetablePrime latitudeComparison latitudeComparison2
LatLongToUTM launchdrag lefthand leftTruncatablePrimes
letterFrequency letterGraph lettergrid LiarLiarII
listFonts longestWord lowestFactor L-system-animated
makeCountries manhattanhengemoon manhattanhengesun mapDymaxion
mapTest mapTimeTest mapTimezones mastermind
Matrix maximize McKellarPuzzle MD5crack
meeus33a meeus47a meeus47b MercuryTransit
mersenne mersennetest mersennetiming meteorCrater
MicroRevengeCache midisynth mithengefoner mithengeplanets
mithengereverse mithengereverse2 mithengereverse3 mithengereverse4
mithengereverse8 mithengeSirius mnemonics mnemonicsMajor
modTest modtimetest modtimetest2 MomTetrahedron
MonthWithoutAFullMoon moonangle mooncomparison moonDrawingTest
moonPlanetPlot moonsize moonsizecut mooreslaw
multifortest multifortest2 multiline multinexttest
MultiplicationFrustration musicalscale namefreq NancyDrewDogsPuzzle
NewtonDivision NewtonsMethod nextLargestPrime nextPrimeTest
nonterm normalCurve normalCurve2 nozeroes
numberCheckerboard oonapuzzle optimumLaunch orbit
orbitalBurn OrderedList outputtest paniqPuzzle
parseIntTest partitions passportpic pegGame
perihelion PetersProjection pi2 piChudnovsky
piChudnovskyNew piPoster piRamanujan pixelAveragingTest
planarSundial planetDistance planetLocations plotCambridgeTemp
Pochhammer pokerhands polygonTest ponderThis201004
ponderThis201004b powerTransformations predictSequence previousPrimeTest
PrimeAndPrejudice primebits primechain primeCountTest
primelist primeQuadruples primeQuadruplets primesInPi
primetest primetest2 primetest3 printerResolutionTest
printPi proctest pseudoprimes punctuationCipher
pushclasstest pushtest qrcode quadtree
randomprime RecursiveParseString RecursiveParseStringNative regression
repeatingDigits returnTest rewriteImage Richter
RiemannPrime RightStuff risesetchart rollForIntelligence
rootGUITest rot13 RSA Rump
scarfquine scarfquine1 scarfquinetest secant
showFonts shuffleTest SierpinskiCarpet similarUnits
simplegraph2 simplegraph3 simplegraph4 simplegraph5
simulatedOverload sizesort Sneaky1 Sneaky2
socatprime SolarCooker SolarCooker2 Solver
SolverTest solveTest solveTest2 solveTrigonometric
sorttest sousvide sousvideTy spheresProblem
spheresProblem2 spiral springEquinoxPlot sqrtWayne
squarePuzzle StarTram stocktest strongPseudoprimeTest
strongPsuedoprimeTest Sudoku SudokuSmooth sumdigits
summerSolsticePlot suntest suntimetest systemSolver
systemSolver2 systemSolverDemo systemSolverTest systemSolverTest2
T9 TAIMinusUTC TAK TangentNumbers
temperatureFrequency testBaseConversions textAlignTest textAlignTest2
textcenter textcenter3 textcenterfixed thermalTest
TierraEstella timeFullMoon timefunc TLE
tns toStringTest transit transit3
TravellersDilemma trs80ify tryTest Tupper
TupperGen tvaspect TysonTweet Unicode
unicodeGraphics unicodeGraphics2 UnitMathHelper unittable
universeNote use usehttp useparent
UTMtest vaporize2 vd vectorTiming
VenusApparent verifySSH VINChecker vsop87
wheelgame windchill Words wordTransform
Writer WWIICache wynnhenge wynnhengemoon
xkcd287 XtotheX XtotheXbetter YCbCr
YentzenPuzzle ZehnGray ZipFile

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