#numpy feels a bit like another, harder, language to learn beyond #python :(

A first attempt at a “sand simulator” but it seems too hard…

#py5 #Processing #creativeCoding

import numpy as np

import py5

def setup():

```
global grid
py5.size(500, 500)
grid = np.zeros((py5.width, py5.height), dtype=bool)
```

def draw():

```
py5.set_np_pixels(grid * 255, 'L')
update_grid()
```

def update_grid():

```
for i in reversed(range(grid.shape[0]-1)):
row, next_row = grid[i], grid[i+1]
sand = row == 1
next_row_empty = next_row == 0
falling = sand & next_row_empty
row[falling] = 0
next_row[falling] = 1
```

def mouse_dragged():

```
x = py5.mouse_x % py5.width
y = py5.mouse_y % py5.height
if py5.is_key_pressed:
grid[y-2:y+3,
x-2:x+3] = 1
else:
<a href="https://twtxt.net/search?q=tags:grid">#grid</a>[y, x] = 1
grid[y][x] = 1
```

py5.run_sketch()