Game of life, jquery implementation

Game of life in javascript/jquery flavor.

  • For a space that is 'populated':
    • Each cell with one or no neighbors dies, as if by loneliness.
    • Each cell with four or more neighbors dies, as if by overpopulation.
    • Each cell with two or three neighbors survives.
  • For a space that is 'empty' or 'unpopulated'
    • Each cell with three neighbors becomes populated.


  • runs much faster in Chrome.
  • broken and runs like crap in all versions of ie

place holder

Glider Small exploder Exploder 10 cells Spaceship Tumbler 2 Seconds -- for slow pc 1 Second 3/4 of a second -- for fast pc 1/4 of a second 1/10 of a second -- for fast pc with google chrome 1/20 of a second



I have already seen it somethere...
Have a nice day

Yes. It's been done before. And this is my take on it with javascript/jquery

Interesting work.

There is some buggy interaction between the start/stop buttons and the dropdown for selecting the framerate. Try setting the rate when it is stopped...