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Spinning World

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Chancellor)
on Feb 29, 2004 at 08:18 UTC ( #332609=obfuscated: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Inspired by hello world, I've produced a spinning world (which I hope is spinning in the right direction;-). For best results, ensure you have the Time::HiRes module installed (standard with Perl 5.8); lacking that, you can still run the obfu by commenting out the first line (though it won't look as nice;-).

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Re: Spinning World
by snowsmann (Scribe) on Feb 29, 2004 at 09:18 UTC
    i love it, i really enjoy all the little useless(almost) things people do with perl
      And you can start any code with use less; to signify this, it will happily compile.
Re: Spinning World
by csuhockey3 (Curate) on Mar 01, 2004 at 18:19 UTC
    Even included the caribbean, Nice work -- great detail! Very cool!


      Thankyou for noticing! And the ; at bottom right is not a typo, it's a group of islands off the coast of Argentina that sparked a war in 1982. I included it out of respect for the many Perl Monks living there. :-)

Re: Spinning World
by bronto (Priest) on Mar 01, 2004 at 09:58 UTC
    Wooooooohhhh!!! SO GREAT!!! ++ for you!!!


    The very nature of Perl to be like natural language--inconsistant and full of dwim and special cases--makes it impossible to know it all without simply memorizing the documentation (which is not complete or totally correct anyway).
    --John M. Dlugosz
Re: Spinning World
by jbware (Chaplain) on Mar 05, 2004 at 10:42 UTC
    Very Impressive (and cool, although that's a given). Glad to see I'm inspiring, and thanks for the node acknowledgment. You know, when I was creating the world I thought rotation would be wild, but a PitA to do. Glad to see someone took it to the next level. Of course, you realize I'm now going to have to create an ever expanding and rotating galaxy :)

Re: Spinning World
by CloneArmyCommander (Friar) on Mar 03, 2004 at 17:22 UTC
    Neat "o" :). This must have taken you hours to finish :). It was also very cool of you to give credit to the node that inspired your project :), and even more cool that even though it's what inspired you, you have so much originality :).
      This must have taken you hours to finish :).

      I see from your very first post that you well understand how long it takes! Since mine has three maps inside it, just multiply by 3 to appreciate the pain^H^H^Hleasure I went thru. :-)

Re: Spinning World
by jao (Acolyte) on Mar 05, 2004 at 05:59 UTC
Re: Spinning World
by Kage (Scribe) on Mar 06, 2004 at 22:58 UTC
    Wow, now that was pretty damn cool. Very nicely done. How exactly do you have the patience for that sort of thing?

    A script is what you give the actors. A program is what you give the audience. ~ Larry Wall
      How exactly do you have the patience for that sort of thing?

      I love Perl.

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