Game of Life in APL

Oct 20, 2023

Rob Pike has a spare time project called ivy, which is an APL-like programming language. Very neat in its own right, today he tooted that somebody wrote the game of life in his language. That is also neat, but what's the neatest is the video that person based their implementation off of, this absolutely beautiful and spare demonstration of coding the game of life in APL:

It's worth 8 minutes of your time to watch a master at work with their tools, where their tools are matrices and matrix operations.

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