Create Conway's Game of Life With Python

Wouldn’t it be cool to build a Python game that only requires initial user input and then seems to take on a mind of its own, creating mesmerizing patterns along the way? You can do exactly that with Conway’s Game of Life, which is about the evolution of cells in a life grid.

Implementing the Game of Life algorithm is a good exercise with many interesting challenges that you’ll have to figure out. Specifically, you’ll need to build the life grid and find a way to apply the game’s rules to all the cells on the grid so that they evolve through several generations.

In this video course, you’ll:

  • Implement Conway’s Game of Life algorithm with Python
  • Build a curses view to display the Game of Life grid
  • Create an argparse command-line interface for the game
  • Set up the game app for installation and execution

To get the most out of this video course, you should know the basics of writing object-oriented code in Python, creating command-line interface (CLI) apps with argparse, and setting up a Python project.

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