This is what the software looks like in the browser.
This is the result when you copy and paste the text into an IRC client.
I saw other people making pixel art in some IRC channels that I was present in, and I wanted to join in on the fun. Making the images took time and was tedious, so I wanted to design something that would make it faster and easier
What it does
Allows you to draw pixel art using 16 colors that IRC clients allow you to use, then converts that image to IRC text that you copy and paste into the client
How I built it
I wrote it entirely in Notepad++. It makes use of arrays, loops, if/then statememts, and lots of other fun stuff.
Challenges I ran into
The loops didn't always work, but I found ways to work around those problems.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
I'm proud of not giving up.
What I learned
I learned how to be a better programmer. Taking on this task allowed me to reinforce programming strategies and syntax that I previously learned a few years back.
What's next for IRC Paint
Finish the Java version.