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    OK, Rewrite it in Rust may have gone too far. :)

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      Well I wanted to rewrite it in something… anything with a framebuffer that I was familiar with as well. What safe languages with framebuffer libraries could this have been written instead? I’d love to check them out!

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        I’m just making fun of RiiR — this is a fun project! And I learned about minifb which looks nice.

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        What, aren’t you glad we plugged that massive security hole that kit-kat was? :-)

        (Edit: in case it wasn’t obvious, I’m joking, probably on account of jealousy – my “learn Rust properly” project was a Dopewars clone with cultural references that are likely incomprehensible to anyone who didn’t grow up in Eastern Europe, and extremely foul language that’s impossible to properly translate in English, so I can probably never show it to the outside world :-P)

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        1. This is really cool!

        2. Holy mother of sanity, minifb is just so cool! For the longest time, my “learn a new language” process was learn the basics, then implement a bunch of toy programs I understand really well, so that I don’t have to figure out more than one thing at a time. Chief among these were a bunch of graphics toys I first hacked up in Turbo C ages ago but which were increasingly difficult to replicate using modern libraries. My goto solution was usually SDL bindings, which usually pop up fairly quickly, but that’s a whole other can of worms in some languages. minifb is exactly what I was looking for.

        Please excuse me I have some Sierpinksy triangles to draw and I’m really looking forward to it because I can’t think of any platform newer than 10 years that didn’t make this about as fun as sniffing organic glue.