[plt-scheme] program online game

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Oct 13 11:05:35 EDT 2009

I would try to do it in the world style and use the Javascript/Flash
compiler some are developing.

Start here: http://world.cs.brown.edu/


On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 8:32 AM, Brecht Van Laethem <brvlaeth at vub.ac.be> wrote:
> I know scheme for offline use but now we have to program an online
> version of the boardgame Stratego
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratego) in Scheme as a task for school.
> Which library should I use best for this? You must be able to select a
> pawn (this will probably be a jpeg or gif) and remove it to another
> square on the gameboard (this will probably be an array of pictures)
> I've read the library Continue
> (http://docs.plt-scheme.org/continue/index.html). It shows how you can
> make an online blog with scheme. Is this a suitable library for an
> online game? I can't find how you can put an image on a specific
> position on the screen.
> I've noticed that there is also another library: Web
> (http://docs.plt-scheme.org/web-server/index.html). This library seems
> more complex then the Continue library. I've with this library the same
> problem: I can't find how you can use images.
> What's the easiest way to select a pawn? A button with a picture above
> it so you can't see the button?
> With friendly regards,
> Brecht
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

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