Simple shiny app for exploring the Mandelbrot set
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Simple shiny app for exploring the Mandelbrot set. See this blog post for some discussion and pretty pictures.

Views are calculated using the R package mandelbrot and drawn with ggplot2.


View the app online:

Use the direct link to zoom to specific views + settings, e.g.:

Run locally

Run within an R session with:



Alternatively, run using the docker automated build from the Dockerfile in this repository:

docker run -dp 80:3838 blmoore/shinybrot

Then view at localhost.




  • Zoom in far enough and you'll find grid lines!