The text programs have been amusing, but this video shows the one I really want to port. I’m not generally a front-end dev, and this was about as close as I ever got to doing it.
Some things to background info about what’s there:
First, IIRC, the project was to demonstrate how to use two dimensional arrays. I obviously understood the concept of “feature creep” before I learned the term.
I used “Velveteen software productions” for a number of my class projects. The sheer tediousness of trawing all that was exhausting - it would be several years before I learned about splines and the like - I did all that with graph paper and draw commands. The inspiration was this children’s book; I’m not sure if I’d known about the audio version of the book done by Meryl Streep but it came out a few years before.
And lastly, turtle graphics.