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 2019-03-11 AM 01:17:47.842 (Mon) Mountain Daylight Time)

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 anagramchallenge anagramlog
anagramQuandary anamorph animate ArcTest
ArnaultTest BallBearing ballgame ballistics2D
baseconv baseConversionTest baseConversionTiming baseConversionTuner
basetiming BBP benchmark1 BenfordsLaw
BernoulliNumbers biathlon bigcoord BinarySplittingFactorial
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 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 DuncanDecode DurinsDay Dymaxion
earthdisttest EarthTemperature eBinarySplitting eclipse
ECM EmilysFourthHour encoding encodings
epochClock epochClockBinary error exactSeasons
exponentialSpiral exponentialSpiralIn exponentialSpiralOut factor
factor2 factorsOf10 fetchweather fibonacci
fibonacciSpiral fireworks flag floatingPointBase
floatTiming FloydSteinbergDither fontDetails fontList
FontWidthEstimatorBuilder forensicSeismology formatterTest formatTest
fortest fortest2 fortest3 Fourier2d
FourierImage FourierImageTest fourierTemp fouriertest
FresnelZonePlate frinklog fryer FTPUpload
functionUtils functionUtilsTest GaiaTest Gamma
GelfandsQuestion GeneralPathClipTest GeneralPathExample GeneralPathExamples
generalPathMatch GeneralPathTest geocaching 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
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 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 sqrtWayne squarePuzzle StarTram
stocktest strongPseudoprimeTest strongPsuedoprimeTest Sudoku
SudokuSmooth sumdigits suntest suntimetest
systemSolver systemSolver2 systemSolverDemo systemSolverTest
systemSolverTest2 T9 TAIMinusUTC TAK
TangentNumbers temperatureFrequency testBaseConversions textAlignTest
textAlignTest2 textcenter textcenter3 textcenterfixed
thermalTest TierraEstella timefunc timezonegraph
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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