[Haskell-cafe] Tetris

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Tue Nov 20 19:11:26 EST 2007

I implemented Tetris in LML long before Haskell existed.
It was text based, but looked good with a custom font. :)

Haskell has no problem with state, it's just explicit.

  -- Lennart

On Nov 19, 2007 9:25 PM, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:

> If you were going to implement Tetris in Haskell, how would you do it?
> (For that matter, has anybody already *done* it? It would probably make
> a nice example program...)
> I'm particularly interested to know
> 1. How exactly would you do the graphical components? (Presumably
> there's some deep trickery with Gtk2hs that can draw free-form stuff
> like this.)
> 2. How do you implement a program that is fundamentally about state
> mutation in a programming language which abhors state mutation?
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