Okay I have a finished program that does the job of what I want to to do but it seems so messy. Could you guys gimme some suggestions about how to make this code more efficient... or just neater in general. Much appreciated and thanks in advance.

``````import java.awt.*;
import java.util.*;
import javax.swing.*;

public class Sierpinski extends JPanel
{
// set window size here
public static final int WINDOWSIZE = 500;

// some static variables
static Polygon[] polyList;
static int count = 0;

public static void drawTriangles(int splits, int ax, int ay, int bx, int by, int cx, int cy)
{
int[] p1 = {ax,ay};
int[] p2 = {bx,by};
int[] p3 = {cx,cy};

if(splits == 1){
//create basic triangle
int[]xs={ax,bx,cx};
int[]ys={ay,by,cy};
Polygon p = new Polygon(xs,ys,xs.length);

polyList[count] = p;
count++;
}
else
{
//get midpoints for each side
int[] p4 = getMidpoint(ax, ay, bx, by);
int[] p5 = getMidpoint(bx, by, cx, cy);
int[] p6 = getMidpoint(ax, ay, cx, cy);

// 3 new triangles
drawTriangles(splits - 1,p1[0],p1[1],p4[0],p4[1],p6[0],p6[1]);
drawTriangles(splits - 1,p4[0],p4[1],p2[0],p2[1],p5[0],p5[1]);
drawTriangles(splits - 1,p6[0],p6[1],p5[0],p5[1],p3[0],p3[1]);
}
}

// returns the midpoint as an array [x,y] of any line given the coordinates
public static int[] getMidpoint(int ax, int ay, int bx, int by)
{
int[] mid = new int[2];

mid[0] = (ax + bx)/2;
mid[1] = (ay + by)/2;

return mid;
}

public void paint(Graphics g)
{
for(int i = 0; i < polyList.length; i++)
{
g.fillPolygon(polyList[i]);
}
}

public static void main (String[] args)
{
// make the base triangle based on the window size
//point 1 -- top
int p1x = WINDOWSIZE/2;
int p1y = WINDOWSIZE/10;
//point 2 -- bottom right
int p2x = WINDOWSIZE-p1y;
int p2y = WINDOWSIZE-p1y;
//point 3 -- bottom left
int p3x = WINDOWSIZE/10;
int p3y = WINDOWSIZE-p1y;

// ask user how many splits
Scanner keyboard = new Scanner(System.in);
System.out.print("How many splits? ");
int splits = keyboard.nextInt();
polyList = new Polygon[(int)Math.pow(3,splits-1)];

// new window
JFrame f = new JFrame("Sierpinski's Triangle!");
f.setSize(WINDOWSIZE,WINDOWSIZE);
f.setBackground(Color.white);
f.setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.DISPOSE_ON_CLOSE);
f.setVisible(true);

drawTriangles(splits,p1x,p1y,p2x,p2y,p3x,p3y);

Sierpinski s = new Sierpinski();