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 2019-10-17 PM 10:53:03.000 (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
abundantNumbers accelerationSolver AgencyInitiation allFactors2
allTransforms almostPrime Amazon amicableNumbers
anagramchallenge anagramlog anagramQuandary anamorph
animate ArcTest ArnaultTest AudioSystemTest
autumnEquinoxPlot 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 colorsPuzzle
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 GrayCodes 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 properDivisors 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 sumTo100 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
TowersOfHanoi 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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