Musings about Java and Swing

Tag Archives: Animation

Kakurasu Using Java Swing

In mid-January, I read a Stack Overflow question about the game Kakurasu.

Retro Snake Game

I have recently seen posts on Stack Overflow about creating the original Atari Snake game, or one of the many offshoots of that game.

John Conway’s Game of Life in Java Swing

In October 1970, Martin Gardner published an article in his Mathematical Games column about John Conway’s Game of Life. You can read all about the Game of Life in the Wikipedia article.

Horse Race GUI

I’ve written Java articles about 3 other games; Hangman Swing GUI, Minesweeper Applet, and Sudoku Solver Swing GUI. Each illustrated certain principles that go into creating a Java GUI.