Conway's Game of Life in Javascript

Published: 23 Jun 2016
  Tags: Games, Web

Conway's Game of Life is probably the most interesting and popular automata simulation. A automata simulation is when a set of cells get give simple rules of how to react within their environment that when played out over time create a patterns, often complex and organic looking to us.

I've been interested in Conway's work and specifically his simulation Game of Life for a while both on a theorical level and for learning about it's technical implementation. Recently I finally got round to program this one using vanilla javascript and the html5 Canvas API.

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