After four years and a complete rewrite in the latest technology, I’m delighted to announce the release of the latest edition of my Mandelbrot screensaver.

This new release is both more efficient and more robust that the previous release, and lays the groundwork for making full use of the multicore processors of todays high power personal computers.

Key features of this release include:

  • More efficient internal algorithm for fractal calculation;
  • Full Vista compatibility;
  • Leverages the power of .NET 3.5;
  • Much smaller download;
  • No more “divide by zero” error on faster processors.

Update 14 July: Version 3.1 now released, with improved performance.


blog comments powered by Disqus
Next Post
Working with WPF  01 Jun 2008
Prior Post
A Settings Problem Solved  30 May 2008
Related Posts
Using Constructors  27 Feb 2023
An Inconvenient API  18 Feb 2023
Method Archetypes  11 Sep 2022
A bash puzzle, solved  02 Jul 2022
A bash puzzle  25 Jun 2022
Improve your troubleshooting by aggregating errors  11 Jun 2022
Improve your troubleshooting by wrapping errors  28 May 2022
Keep your promises  14 May 2022
When are you done?  18 Apr 2022
Fixing GitHub Authentication  28 Nov 2021
June 2008