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Thank you so much for all the detailed information.
I shall try doing it the way you have suggested.
This would be the first time that I would be be applying trigonometric functions in real life application after learning them in high school :)
Thanks a lot for directing me to that.Have a good Sunday evening!
Great combination... looking good!
You can right away use
fillCircle()
without first usingdrawCircle();
.You can simplify by:
For filling a wedge you need only to calculate half the number of 'circlepoints'.
For calculation the points on the (outer) circle, use the trigonometric functions
Math.sin()
(andMath.cos()
). For a smooth curve but not to over do, calculate the steps by dividing pi by the diameter of the circle in pixels. To make it fast, you can have a preset array that you calculate before hand (with some JS either in an html page in the browser or a program on your BangleJS that generates the array as literal / code upfront. And as you know, ou need to calculate actually only pi/4 and the rest you 'mirror'.Since there is no antialiasing, you can put rounded values into the array, which you may calculate a bit different: you take y and calc x (rounded) for half a quadrant and mirror the other three (3) quadrants.
When it comes to drawing, you calculate how much of the precalculated array you have to use for the polygon.
Besides @Gordon, I know that @JumJum and @MaBe have worked on circles and ellipses and stroke with.