Doodle provides a simple to use DSL, called Image. This DSL is in turn built on tagless final algebras. The tagless final algebras allow Doodle to support features that are not available across all backends (addressing the so-called expression problem). Doodle also provides libraries for animation and other utilties.
To use Doodle, add to your
libraryDependencies += "org.creativescala" %% "doodle" % "0.9.7"
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The following example creates a Chessboard, by first creating a 2x2 board, then a 4x4 board from the 2x2 board, and finally the complete 8x8 board from the 4x4 board.
// The "Image" DSL is the easiest way to create images import doodle.image._ // Colors and other useful stuff import doodle.core._ val blackSquare = Image.rectangle(30, 30).fillColor(Color.black) val redSquare = Image.rectangle(30, 30).fillColor(Color.red) // A chessboard, broken into steps showing the recursive construction val twoByTwo = (redSquare.beside(blackSquare)) .above(blackSquare.beside(redSquare)) val fourByFour = (twoByTwo.beside(twoByTwo)) .above(twoByTwo.beside(twoByTwo)) val chessboard = (fourByFour.beside(fourByFour)) .above(fourByFour.beside(fourByFour))
To draw these Images call the
draw method like so
// Extension methods import doodle.image.syntax._ // Render to a window using Java2D (must be running in the JVM) import doodle.java2d._ chessboard.draw()
The main packages of Doodle are: