August 9, 2019

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:fireworks:Interactive Online Platform that Visualizes Algorithms from Code

repo name algorithm-visualizer/algorithm-visualizer
repo link
language JavaScript
size (curr.) 20709 kB
stars (curr.) 28701
created 2016-05-15
license MIT License

Algorithm Visualizer

Algorithm Visualizer is an interactive online platform that visualizes algorithms from code.

GitHub contributors GitHub license

Learning an algorithm gets much easier with visualizing it. Don’t get what we mean? Check it out:



We have multiple repositories under the hood that comprise the website. Take a look at the contributing guidelines in the repository you want to contribute to.

  • algorithm-visualizer is a web app written in React. It contains UI components and interprets commands into visualizations. Check out the contributing guidelines.

  • server serves the web app and provides APIs that it needs on the fly. (e.g., GitHub sign in, compiling/running code, etc.)

  • algorithms contains visualizations of algorithms shown on the side menu of the website.

  • tracers.* are visualization libraries written in each supported language. They extract visualizing commands from code.

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