• Saturday , 29 February 2020

How to Code: Gravity

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Learn the basics behind creating a gravity based physics simulation using HTML5 canvas and JavaScript.

Gravity is a force that pulls objects towards a large body of mass (typically planets). This is easy to understand from a high level standpoint, but when it comes to translating this effect to code, we have to pay attention to the details. Technically, gravity is the accelerative speed added onto an object’s velocity. If we continue to add a constant value (gravity) onto an object’s velocity over time, the object’s velocity will increase, thus creating the effect of acceleration / gravity.

Delve into the video to learn more about the intricacies behind gravity and code.

Video Git Repo:

Finished Project with Code:

Video Timeline:
00:11 – Intro to Gravity: What is it? How do we translate it to code?
01:40 – Screencast portion begins (using git and setting up the project)
06:10 – Drawing the ball
09:13 – Adding velocity
11:19 – Adding gravity
13:42 – Adding friction
15:30 – Making a visually pleasing canvas piece using gravity (creating and animating multiple balls)
24:36 – Adding boundaries to the left and right hand sides of the screen
27:55 – Randomizing radii
28:38 – Randomizing colors

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  1. GriffJS
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Every video from this channel is nothing else but a masterpiece. Thanks for sharing your knowledge!

  2. Cata Molecula
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Beautifull job!

  3. SickCreator 7737
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Thank you, I can finally make my bird flap in flappy bird

  4. Yung Crow
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Anybody get a mysterious unexpected token error while working on this?
    Otherwise great video!

  5. cALiBr0
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    you just explained gravity to me even though I read a book about mechanical physics

  6. cALiBr0
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    you need to learn SCIENCE FOR THIS or not

  7. Harold McBroom
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    …that's not really taking into account the weight of each object, a balloon will exhibit different gravity than say, a bowling ball.

  8. Anil Rai
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Why we need to account y velocity to avoid the balls to stop instantly ? Can you please elaborate ?

  9. Just Imagine
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Crq8ME0TvUM – javascript canvas color switch from scratch less than 1000 lines of code

  10. Anup Kodlekere
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Which theme is that for Sublime Text?

  11. Pushpak Gupta
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    this brings world peace…to me

  12. 1201Filmz
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    People were doing this in Flash 20 years ago, so my question is: What's the point of doing it now? Are there any practical uses for it?

  13. dumbcreaknuller
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    loop. 01, gravity = gravity + .1 02, vector = vector + gravity + force – mass

  14. Clyrek
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    When he said "Yeet!" I automatically subscribed and liked

  15. Ghasak Ibrahim
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    You are awesome

  16. Lucifer AMV
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    what if we want to add the gravity effect on an image? such as sprite sheet, on which we used drawImage

  17. chuj skul
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    28:13 This guy is probably in elite stoners (420) group of peoples 😀

  18. TheRealChristian
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    I liked the video, but i pressed dislike LIKE A BOSS!

  19. nagualdesign
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    If I had a pound for every time you say "let's go ahead" I'd be a happy man.

    Unfortunately I don't. Please stop saying it, or at the very least notice yourself saying it, so it drives you to distraction as much as it does with me. Cheers.

  20. Sad boi
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Good vid

  21. Lester Rodriguez
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Does anyone here has the final code rendered on java script?? It's not working on my end.

  22. Cameron
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    >Mac fag decides to share it's 'knowledge' on the internet.
    >Teaches it's way of doing things as the right way to do them.
    >Teaches the hardest possible way to set up a javascript program.
    >Is retarded, as all mac fags are.

    You literally just need to create an html document with notepad, type in "<script></script>" and start writing, your shitty home server is NOT required, and is pretty pointless and unnecessarily complicated.

  23. Aidan Daly
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    im getting some error in the console called a bootstrap error any idea on how to fix

  24. Cristian Script
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    I am using this with almighty angular framework

  25. darlan syah
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03


  26. R045T3D
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Damn awesome.

  27. Daniela Spireva
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    I just didn't manage to get webpack running/watching for the changes. Thank you for the awesome tutorials!

  28. Ociano Galad
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Bro I didnt understand because of the template

  29. José Scharneck
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    love it

  30. Secret Agent Paul
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Your tutorials have been great until now. But this one: what? Is it 1993 again? A terminal? Really?! DOS is extinct by decades. Git clone isn't even a command. None of this makes any sense and it doesn't work for Windows users in 2018. What are we s'posed to do? How to we bring you forward in time to this millennium?

  31. Pedro Pereira
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    when i try to use yarn i get this message:
    info fsevents@1.2.4: The platform "win32" is incompatible with this module.
    info "fsevents@1.2.4" is an optional dependency and failed compatibility check.
    Excluding it from installation.
    should it still work fine even if that part fails?
    when i type webpack in the console it does nothing and i'm trying to figure out what i need to do.

  32. Alecnotalex
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    I think you might be my hero

  33. Milind Sharma
    August 25, 2019 at 04:03

    Thank you so much Chris for these amazing tutorials

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