Life in Silverlight 4
Written by Mike James   
Wednesday, 07 July 2010
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Life in Silverlight 4
Data binding
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Computing Life
Trying it out

 

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Trying it out

That’s all there is to the logic of Life and at this point you can enter a pattern and see how it develops.

 

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       A pattern developing

Of course this being a Silverlight application there is no barrier to trying it out within this web page. As long as you have Silverlight 4 installed you should be able to see the Run button and the empty grid ready for you to draw some patterns:

 

From this point there is a lot that can be added to the basic project. Add a style to the Ellipses so that they look better, display each ellipse in a color that depends on the number of neighbours they have, add a save and load option etc.


To access the code for this project, once you have registered,  click on CodeBin.

 

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