Render a node to your terminal
This module provides a
<canvas> object backed by node-canvas, with its
height properties automatically set to the proper size of the
The result is that you can use the HTML Canvas API to render directly to your terminal!
$ npm install ansi-canvas
var ac = ;var canvas = ;var context = canvas;// draw a purple backgroundcontextfillStyle = 'purple';context;// write some textcontextfillStyle = '#00f';contextfont = 'italic 15px sans-serif';contexttextBaseline = 'top';context;contextfont = 'bold 20px sans-serif';context;// IMPORTANT!!!// call `canvas.render()` when you're ready to flush the canvas to the terminalcanvas;
Outputs something like:
And then you get really high resolution, and then you could do something crazy… like… render SNES directly in your Terminal!!!
(note: this is just an image. if you were to actually implement SNES in the Terminal at a reasonable framerate and resolution you'd be god-like, but please let me know if you do it!)
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