Artificial Life experimentation framework application for Mac OS X.
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plugins Fix compilation errors, perform some recommended project updates Feb 20, 2013

Welcome to CocoaBugs!

CocoaBugs is an Artificial Life experimentation framework for Mac OS X, written in Objective-C.

CocoaBugs screenshot


  1. Open CocoaBugs/CocoaBugs.xcodeproj. Build-and-run.

  2. Choose a plugin, edit its configuration, and start the simulation.

  3. Use the toolbar buttons to step or run the simulation.

  4. Use the "Options" panel to change simulation parameters, or export a configuration file.

  5. Build the "HeadlessBugs" target to do batch simulation of an exported .cocoabugs file from the command-line.

HeadlessBugs run openboxes.cocoabugs --output run --steps 1000 --runs 10 \
  --sample mutationRate --min 0.2 --max 0.7