A terrarium in my computer? I’m more of a city person …
- Posted: Jul 16, 2008 at 8:30AM
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Scott Parker alerted me that the Windows SDK team released Terrarium. Terrarium's source code can be found over on CodePlex too!
So what is Terrarium? Way back in .Net 1.x land, someone game up with the idea to create a game to get people interested and building cool stuff. In Terrarium, you can create herbivores, carnivores, or plants and then introduce them into a peer-to-peer, networked ecosystem where they complete for survival. Terrarium demonstrates some of the features of the .NET Framework, including Windows Forms integration with DirectX®; XML Web services; support for peer-to-peer networking; support for multiple programming languages; the capability to update smart client, or Windows-based, applications via a remote Web server; and the evidence-based and code access security infrastructure.
Here are a few of their hit list items to get fixed:
They would love to have community members to help out too.