Conway's Game of Life
Running Information

Generation: | Live cells: | Step time: ms

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Benchmarks (heavy patterns / experimental)
What is this?
This page contains a Javascript implementation of the well know John Conway's Game of Life. It uses the List Life algorithm (by Tony Finch) and a Canvas interface for drawing.

This is a work in progress and I will add some new features in the near future:

Previous versions

Source Code

Javascript source code is available here: game-of-life-v3.1.1.js. A zip file with all code ready to run is available here:


This work is licenced under a MIT license (except any 3rd party code).

3rd Party

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The following video demonstrates some features of this program.

Some links about Conway's Game of Life:
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