So no one ever told me about ansi escape sequences! I found out about them incidentally by investigating "How did he do that?" when watching some of mamememo's quines. So, to play with them and see what I could do, I wrote this lib.
Check out the example, which animates a guy running across the screen.
This code is unmaintained.
If you do something interesting with it, let me know so I can be happy.
Copyright (c) 2011 Joshua Cheek
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