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### Interactive Bezier Splines (a Java program)

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Bezier splines are curves which interpolate between two endpoints,
with additional parameters governing the shape determined by two
``control points''. This type of curve is used, for example, in
drawing scalable fonts. Try grabbing the square control points
in the image below and dragging them with your mouse. Watch how
the spline responds

This applet was written by Bill Casselman.

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