©1998 Alex Chamberlain
This is another implementation of Conway's Game of Life (a simple but fascinating artificial-life simulation). Conway differs from the "Life" program included with BeOS in two ways: first, it runs in a window, not full-screen, so you can keep it open in the background; and second, it provides a "delta" display showing how the board has changed over time. I think the combination of the current board and delta displays is kind of fun to watch (even hypnotic if you're in the mood).
The source is provided under the GPL (GNU General Public License). I'd be interested in seeing any improvements to the program—I know my algorithms are pretty naive.
0.9a—May 5, 1998—Priority problem fixed (the computation thread is no longer set to higher priority than the app_server). Intel executable added. 0.9—April 23, 1998—First public version.
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