Please log in to watch this conference skillscast.
He tried Microsoft's Logo-like Steve-bot and whilst it was very easy to use, like any imperative approach, composition was difficult to achieve. However, using Haskell, functions, Monoids and a prudent use of lenses, a remarkably simple domain-specific language (DSL) can be built that achieves composition. With composition, it is possible to generate some very complex structures and Tim started with castles! This talk will briefly describe the DSL and generate some structures in-game with a live demo.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:
- Building a Program from Streams (SkillsCast recorded in October 2018)
- Haskell Fundamentals (2-Day Course) with Alejandro Serrano (Online Course on 5th - 6th July 2021)
- Haskell Fundamentals (4-Day Course) with Alejandro Serrano (Online Course on 8th - 11th November 2021)
- Haskell eXchange 2021 (Online Conference on 16th - 17th November 2021)
- Theorems for Free (SkillsCast recorded in November 2020)
- Comparing Strict and Lazy (SkillsCast recorded in November 2020)
Lightning Talk: Generating Castles for Minecraft™ using Haskell
Tim Williams has worked as a software developer in the finance industry for over 15 years. He has been using Haskell professionally for over 7 years, building contract languages at Barclays and trading systems at Standard Chartered. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Bristol.