On Wednesday, 3 August 2016 at 20:26:23 UTC, Sebastien Alaiwan wrote:

I finally managed to compile some D code to asm.js, using Emscripten.

It had been done by one dude several years ago, but some changes in the inner workings of Emscripten (the introduction of fastcomp, also probably combined with changes in the way LDC generates LLVM bitcode) made it impossible to use the same technique.

You can play a minimalistic demo:

The source code + toolchain deployment scripts are available on github:

And a blogpost explaining the technique is available here:
(Spoiler: at some point, it involves lowering the source code back to C)

Please let me know what you think!

Interesting but a bit lame.

1. The movement should continue in the same general direction, if not exactly the same. It is impossible to avoid something that can do anything.

2. The movement shouldn't accelerate so fast, it's harder to control where you want to go when if you hold the key down a you end up on the other side of the screen.

Of course, I doubt this was a game intended to be fun ;)

The good news is that you have a lot of upside. Consider making a video player... replace stinking flash! Could create better websites by having more programmatic functionality, etc.. (more app like websites)

The upside, from the initial looks, seems to be quite good if you go in that direction.

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