Hey, I'm new to the Java arena, and am trying to create an application (using JForm and JPanel) displaying a fireworks show. The problem is creating an explosion for the display. Does anyone have any recommendations for creating an explosion? I've been stuck on this for quite some time and thought I'd see if anyone had any recommendations. Thanks for any advice you can provide.
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You can use the following equation of projectile trajectory to make your explosions.
x = v*cos(a)*t
y = v*sin(a)*t - ½gt²
Keep an array of 100 or so particles that will make up the firework. Given a random velocity (v) for each particle and a random angle (a). …
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