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mazepy

Maze classes for Python. Translated from Ruby sources in the book "Mazes for Programmers" by Jamis Buck (https://pragprog.com/book/jbmaze/mazes-for-programmers).

Includes additional code not in the aforementioned book.

Requirements

Python 3.

Install

Install latest version: pip install mazepy.

Usage

Use with other programs like this:

from mazepy import mazepy

grid=mazepy.Grid(10,20)
grid=mazepy.getRandomMaze(grid)
print("%s Maze:" % grid.algorithm)
print(grid)

and output of the above program would be similar to:

Recursive Backtracker Maze:
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
|       |               |                   |               |           |       |
+   +   +   +---+---+   +   +   +---+---+---+   +---+   +   +   +---+---+   +   +
|   |   |   |           |   |       |           |       |   |               |   |
+   +---+   +---+---+---+---+   +   +   +---+---+   +---+   +---+   +---+---+   +
|       |       |           |   |           |       |   |       |       |       |
+   +   +---+   +   +   +   +---+---+---+---+   +---+   +---+   +---+---+   +---+
|   |       |   |   |   |           |           |   |       |           |       |
+   +---+   +   +   +   +---+---+   +   +---+---+   +   +   +---+---+   +   +   +
|   |       |   |   |   |       |   |   |           |   |           |   |   |   |
+   +   +   +   +---+   +---+   +   +   +   +   +---+   +---+---+   +   +   +   +
|   |   |   |       |   |       |   |   |   |   |       |   |       |   |   |   |
+   +   +---+---+   +   +   +---+   +   +   +---+   +---+   +   +---+   +---+   +
|   |           |       |   |       |   |       |           |       |           |
+   +---+---+   +---+---+   +   +---+   +   +   +---+---+   +---+   +---+---+   +
|           |       |           |       |   |           |   |   |       |       |
+---+---+   +---+   +   +---+---+   +---+   +---+---+   +   +   +   +   +   +---+
|       |   |       |   |           |   |       |       |       |   |   |       |
+   +---+   +   +---+   +---+---+   +   +---+   +   +---+---+   +   +---+---+   +
|           |                       |           |               |               |
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

See also: mazingame (https://github.com/samisalkosuo/mazingame)

License

The MIT license for my own code.

Original Ruby code:

#---
# Excerpted from "Mazes for Programmers",
# published by The Pragmatic Bookshelf.
# Copyrights apply to this code. It may not be used to create training material,
# courses, books, articles, and the like. Contact us if you are in doubt.
# We make no guarantees that this code is fit for any purpose.
# Visit http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com/titles/jbmaze for more book information.
#---