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17. A better way to generate random colors

Here we make the colors of our animated rainbow less pale. Until now we have used the RGB color mode to randomly generate colors. In this episode we discover the HSB color mode. It's easier to control because it allows us to generate random colors with certain properties, for example dark colors, pale colors, bright colors, etc. That means they are less random and probably closer to what we want.

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