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Thursday, October 30

Path Finding in Javascript

I went back to the Lab (cause I needed to get my mind off the job). I decided to write a path finding algorithm in javascript.

I used my typical map setup. I found some pseudo-code for the A* path finder. I did the best I could (there was a heuristic in that pseudo code that I could not quite duplicate)

Anyway, it seems to work nicely. It does not find the shortest path, but it does find a path.

Feel free to use it for your own usage.

One Note: It uses a recurring function, I limited it to 40 loops. If you have a large map, you may need to up this a bit.

Take a Look

Source Code


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