Monday, August 08, 2022

101 basic computer games => modernized => in 10 languages!

Updating The Single Most Influential Book of the BASIC Era

 coding-horror/basic-computer-games: An updated version of the classic "Basic Computer Games" book, with well-written examples in a variety of common MEMORY SAFE, SCRIPTING programming languages. See @GitHub

Each project has subfolders corresponding to the languages we’d like to see the games ported to. This is based on the 2022 TIOBE index of top languages that are memory safe and general purpose scripting languages per this post:

  1. C#
  2. Java
  3. JavaScript
  4. Kotlin
  5. Lua
  6. Perl
  7. Python
  8. Ruby
  9. Rust
  10. VB.NET

basic-computer-games/LICENSE at main · coding-horror/basic-computer-games

A license with no conditions whatsoever which dedicates works to the public domain. Unlicensed works, modifications, and larger works may be distributed under different terms and without source code.

GoLang is missing, as well as TypeScript, and Dart... 

I guess VB.NET is there just to keep compatibility back with original.