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Conway's life for Turbo Pascal for Windows. Full source included.
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Conway’s life for Turbo Pascal for Windows. Full source included.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
PLIFE.EXE 28928 11321 deflated
PLIFE.PAS 20835 5371 deflated
PLIFE.RES 3751 1716 deflated
PLIFE.TXT 2758 1178 deflated

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Contents of the PLIFE.TXT file

The Game of Life
written in Turbo Pascal for Windows

PLife is a Windows program written in Turbo Pascal for Windows that
illustrates the use of the ObjectWindows application framework.
This program is copyright (c) 1991, M. Zack Urlocker. All rights
reserved. This program and its source code may be freely distributed
for non-commercial use.

The files include:

PLIFE.EXE - Executable program file
PLIFE.PAS - Turbo Pascal for Windows source code
PLIFE.RES - Windows resource file
PLIFE.TXT - This file

If you have received a ZIP file, you must unzip it first.

Using Life

This program requires Microsoft Windows 3.0 or later. To start the
program start Windows and then use the File Run command to start
PLIFE.EXE. Or run life directly from the DOS C:> prompt by typing:


Like other versions of Life, this version allows you to draw cells
on the screen and then mutate them according to certain rules.
If an empty cell has exactly three neighbors it will be born. If an
occupied cell fewer than two or more than three neighbors it will

The program features:

- Mouse and keyboard support for drawing cells
- Zoomable, resizable screen
- Optional grid
- Selectable timer speed
- Trace mode
- Random and non-random starting patterns


Version 1.0 05/02/91
-Written in Turbo Pascal for Windows
-Includes keyboard and mouse interface

Turbo Pascal for Windows Users

This program illustrates some of the basic ideas common to many Windows
programs including mouse and keyboard handling, graphics, resizing,
rescaling and the use of timers. Feel free to experiment with the
source code to learn how to implement similar features in your own

You can compile this program with the Windows IDE or the command line
compiler. To compile with the command line compiler type the following
at the DOS C:> prompt:


About Turbo Pascal for Windows

Turbo Pascal for Windows is a complete development system for creating
Windows applications. It includes a Windows Integrated Development
Environment, ObjectWindows application framework, and Turbo Debugger for
Windows. You do not need the Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit
(SDK) to use Turbo Pascal for Windows.

For more information about Turbo Pascal for Windows

Borland International
1800 Green Hills Rd
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

or your local distributor.

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