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Remote agent/Simulation

From Rosetta Code
Remote agent/Simulation is a draft programming task. It is not yet considered ready to be promoted as a complete task, for reasons that should be found in its talk page.
As described in Remote agent, generate a map, accept and respond to commands from an agent using an unbuffered stream.

C[edit]

See Remote agent/Simulation/C

Go[edit]

package world
 
import (
"bytes"
"fmt"
"log"
 
"ra/ifc"
)
 
// Maze sectors are 3x3 bytes, with these quirks:
// String starts with a newline.
// Space at end of each line except the last.
// No space, newline, or blank lines following last W.
//
// In each sector, W or sector Color is mandantory. If sector has ball,
// it is in the byte to the right. If agent is in a sector, it is in
// the byte below and shown by its direction symbol. If agent has a ball,
// it is in the byte to the right.
//
// The variable maze is not just input, but is the primary representation
// of the world. Over the course of execution, walls and sector colors
// are constant; agent and balls can move.
 
/* Minimal layout looks like this:
var maze = []byte(`
W W W W W W
 
 
W Rb W Rg B W
 
 
W G G B G W
 
 
W Br G W R W
^
 
W W W W W W`)
*/

 
// Following is equivalent, but with walls a little easier to see:
var maze = []byte(`
WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
W W W
W W W
W Rb W Rg B W
W W
W W
W G G B G W
W W
W W
W Br G W R W
W W ^ W
W W W
WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW`
)
 
// Maze and the following variables are defined at package level
// just to simplify function calls.
var (
stream ifc.Streamer
rowLen int
agentPos int
)
 
// Directions are not part of the interface, but just something the
// world uses to keep track of the orientation of the agent.
// A little quirk of bytes.IndexAny is that it takes a string.
// Otherwise, the []byte version is more useful for bytes.IndexByte.
const dirString = "^>v<"
 
var directions = []byte(dirString)
 
func rightOf(dir byte) byte {
return directions[(bytes.IndexByte(directions, dir)+1)%4]
}
 
func leftOf(dir byte) byte {
return directions[(bytes.IndexByte(directions, dir)+3)%4]
}
 
func World(s ifc.Streamer) {
stream = s
rowLen = bytes.Index(maze[1:], []byte{'\n'}) + 1
// A couple of validations for things I thought might be easy to
// mess up when editing the maze or defining a new one.
// Additional maze validation could be added.
cols := rowLen / 3
rows := ((len(maze)+1)/rowLen + 2) / 3
if len(maze) != (rows*3-2)*cols*3-1 {
log.Fatal("mis-shaped maze")
}
agentPos = bytes.IndexAny(maze, dirString)
if agentPos < 0 {
log.Fatal("agent not in maze")
}
// initialize quantized time as specified
time := 0
logTime(time)
// handshake as specified
stream.Send(ifc.Handshake)
hs := stream.Rec()
if hs != ifc.Handshake {
log.Fatal("world: thats no handshake.")
}
// log initial configuration of maze
log.Print(string(maze))
// top level world simulation loop
gameOver := false
timeConsumed := 0
for !gameOver {
gameOver, timeConsumed = process(stream.Rec())
time += timeConsumed
logTime(time)
log.Print(string(maze))
}
}
 
// logTime sets the log prefix to the current quantized time value.
// It does not actually log anything.
func logTime(t int) {
log.SetPrefix(fmt.Sprintf("%06d: ", t))
}
 
// Process a single command.
func process(cmd byte) (gameOver bool, timeConsumed int) {
// timeConsumed is 1, unless the forward function says otherwise.
timeConsumed = 1
switch cmd {
case ifc.CmdForward:
timeConsumed = forward()
case ifc.CmdRight:
right()
case ifc.CmdLeft:
left()
case ifc.CmdGet:
get()
case ifc.CmdDrop:
// game over only detected by drop command
gameOver = drop()
}
// for all commands, send stop event after all other processing is complete
stream.Send(ifc.EvStop)
return
}
 
func forward() (timeConsumed int) {
sectorOrigin := agentPos - rowLen
switch maze[agentPos] {
case '^':
sectorOrigin -= 3 * rowLen
case 'v':
sectorOrigin += 3 * rowLen
case '<':
sectorOrigin -= 3
case '>':
sectorOrigin += 3
}
if maze[sectorOrigin] == 'W' {
stream.Send(ifc.EvBump)
// bump event consumes no time
return 0
}
// move agent, plus any ball it has.
newPos := sectorOrigin + rowLen
maze[newPos] = maze[agentPos]
maze[newPos+1] = maze[agentPos+1]
maze[agentPos] = ' '
maze[agentPos+1] = ' '
agentPos = newPos
// send color event for new sector
stream.Send(maze[sectorOrigin])
if ball := maze[sectorOrigin+1]; ball != ' ' {
// send ball event
stream.Send(maze[sectorOrigin+1])
}
// for all events except bump, time consumed is 1.
return 1
}
 
func right() {
maze[agentPos] = rightOf(maze[agentPos])
}
 
func left() {
maze[agentPos] = leftOf(maze[agentPos])
}
 
func get() {
agentBall := agentPos + 1
sectorBall := agentBall - rowLen
can := true
if maze[sectorBall] == ' ' {
stream.Send(ifc.EvNoBallInSector)
can = false
}
if maze[agentBall] != ' ' {
stream.Send(ifc.EvAgentFull)
can = false
}
if can {
maze[agentBall] = maze[sectorBall]
maze[sectorBall] = ' '
}
}
 
func drop() (gameOver bool) {
agentBall := agentPos + 1
sectorBall := agentBall - rowLen
can := true
if maze[agentBall] == ' ' {
stream.Send(ifc.EvNoBallInAgent)
can = false
}
if maze[sectorBall] != ' ' {
stream.Send(ifc.EvSectorFull)
can = false
}
if can {
maze[sectorBall] = maze[agentBall]
maze[agentBall] = ' '
}
if win() {
stream.Send(ifc.EvGameOver)
return true
}
return false
}
 
// Win tests for a win state indicating game over. A more efficient technique
// might be to track the number of balls out of place and recognize immediately
// when the last ball was dropped on a matching sector, but this technique
// is simple and robust.
func win() bool {
ballPos := 2
for ballPos < len(maze) {
switch ballColor := maze[ballPos]; ballColor {
case ifc.EvBallRed, ifc.EvBallGreen, ifc.EvBallYellow, ifc.EvBallBlue:
if ballColor != maze[ballPos-1]+32 {
return false
}
}
ballPos += 3
if ballPos%rowLen == 1 {
ballPos += 2 * rowLen
}
}
return true
}
Output:
...
000277: world recieves command forward
000277: world sends event color red
000277: world sends event stop
000277: agent recieves event color red
000277: agent recieves event stop
000278: agent sends command drop
000278: 
WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW 
W     W        W 
W     W        W 
W  R  W  R  B  W 
W  ^r          W 
W              W 
W  G  G  Bb Gg W 
W              W 
W              W 
W  B  G  W  R  W 
W        W     W 
W        W     W 
WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
000278: world recieves command drop
000278: world sends event game over
000278: world sends event stop
000278: agent recieves event game over
000278: agent recieves event stop
000279: 
WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW 
W     W        W 
W     W        W 
W  Rr W  R  B  W 
W  ^           W 
W              W 
W  G  G  Bb Gg W 
W              W 
W              W 
W  B  G  W  R  W 
W        W     W 
W        W     W 
WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

Julia[edit]

See Remote agent/Simulation/Julia

Perl[edit]

This is the server. It runs in one of three modes. If it is started with a port number as the argument, it becomes a TCP server listening on that port, and the agent can talk to it over tcp. If it is started on a terminal (perl's -t is true) it sets the terminal to cbreak mode and can be talked to directly. Otherwise it can be run under xinetd.

#!/usr/bin/perl
 
use strict; # https://rosettacode.org/wiki/Remote_agent
use warnings;
use List::Util qw( shuffle );
use Term::ReadKey;
 
# server
 
my $port = shift;
 
my ($wide, $high) = ( 30 ) x 2;
my $world = '-' x ($wide + 2) . "\n" .
('-' . ' ' x $wide . "-\n") x $high .
'-' x ($wide + 2) . "\n";
my $balls = $world;
for my $try (1 .. 1e3) # try again if no mismatch
{
s/\w/ /g for $world, $balls;
$world =~ s/ / qw(R G Y B)[rand 4] /ge; # fill in color sectors
my @balls = shuffle map lc, $world =~ /\w/g;
@balls[ @balls >> 1 .. $#balls] = (0) x @balls;
@balls = shuffle @balls;
$balls =~ s/ / shift @balls || 0 /ge; # add balls
findmismatch() and last;
}
 
#sub show
# {
# my @two = split /\n/, $balls;
# warn "$_ ", shift @two, "\n" for $world =~ /.+/g;
# }
#show();
 
my $gap = $wide + 3;
my @cells;
push @cells, $-[0] while $world =~ /\w/g;
my $agent = $cells[rand @cells]; # pick random starting cell
my $dirs = 'NESW' x 2;
my ($holds, $dir) = ( 0, substr $dirs, rand 4, 1 ); # random direction
my ($color, $ball) = map {substr $_, $agent, 1 } $world, $balls;
my %gap = ( N => -$gap, E => 1, S => $gap, W => -1 );
my %commands = (
'^' => \&forward,
'>' => sub { $dirs =~ /$dir(.)/ and $dir = $1 }, # turn right
'<' => sub { $dirs =~ /(.)$dir/ and $dir = $1 }, # turn left
'@' => \&get,
'!' => \&drop,
"\e" => sub {die "\nEnded by ESC\n" },
);
 
sub drop
{
print 'a' x !$holds, 'S' x !!$ball; # errors
if( $holds && !$ball )
{
substr $balls, $agent, 1, $holds;
($ball, $holds) = ($holds, 0);
findmismatch() or print '+';
}
}
 
sub get
{
$ball =~ /[rgby]/ or print 's';
$holds and print 'A';
if( $ball and not $holds )
{
$holds = $ball;
substr $balls, $agent, 1, 0;
}
}
 
sub forward
{
my $new = $agent + $gap{$dir};
if( substr($world, $new, 1) =~ /\w/ ) # not wall
{
$agent = $new;
($color, $ball) = map {substr $_, $agent, 1 } $world, $balls;
print $color, $ball || ''; # 0 means no ball
}
else { print '|'; }
}
 
sub findmismatch
{
my $mask = $balls =~ tr/rgby/\0/cr =~ tr/rgby/\xff/r;
lc($world & $mask) ne ($balls & $mask);
}
 
my $terminal = 0;
 
if( $port ) # then we are tcp server
{
use IO::Socket;
my $listen = IO::Socket::INET->new( LocalPort => $port,
Listen => 10, Reuse => 1 ) or die [email protected];
# warn "waiting for connect\n";
my $socket = $listen->accept;
close STDIN; # redir STDIN and STDOUT to socket
open STDIN, '<&', $socket or die "$! on input dup";
close STDOUT;
open STDOUT, '>&', $socket or die "$! on output dup";
}
elsif( -t ) # running on a tty
{
$terminal = 1;
# warn "running on terminal\n";
}
else # suitable for xinetd
{
# warn "running as subprocess\n";
}
 
eval # here so die when on tty can reset tty back to normal
{
local $/ = \1; # all commands are one byte
local $| = 1; # autoflush
$terminal and ReadMode 'cbreak';
print 'A'; # handshake
<> eq 'A' or die "handshake failed";
# warn "got handshake reply\n";
while( <> ) # command read loop
{
( $commands{$_} // sub {die "invalid command <$_>"} )->();
print '.'; # eol
}
1 } or warn [email protected];
$terminal and ReadMode 'restore';
#warn "final\n";
#show;
 

Phix[edit]

--
-- demo\rosetta\Remote_Agent_Simulator.exw
-- =======================================
--
include Remote_Agent_Interface.exw

sequence board, -- eg {"+-+-+","|R G|","+-+-+"}, up to 8(h)x11(w)
         balls, -- eg {".....",".g...","....."}, same size as board 
         drop = {} -- the allowed set of balls (sum(g)<=sum(G) etc)
integer x, y, w, h, ball = '.', d = North

procedure amaze(integer x, integer y)
    integer c = "RGYB"[rand(4)]
    board[y][x] = c  -- give cell a colour / mark visited
    drop &= lower(c)
    sequence p = shuffle({{x-2,y},{x,y+2},{x+2,y},{x,y-2}})
    for i=1 to length(p) do
        integer {nx,ny} = p[i]
        if nx>1 and nx<=2*w
        and ny>1 and ny<=2*h
        and board[ny][nx]='?' then
            integer mx = (x+nx)/2
            board[(y+ny)/2][mx] = ' ' -- knock down wall
            amaze(nx,ny)
            drop = shuffle(drop)
            balls[ny][nx] = drop[$] -- (all bar start cell)
            drop = drop[1..$-1]
        end if
    end for
end procedure

procedure create_world()
    -- (The distro version has several other tests/examples)
    w = rand(11)
    h = rand(8)+(w==1)  -- (prohibit 1x1 formations, simply because
                        --  the gameover check won't trigger right.)
    x = rand(w)*2
    y = rand(h)*2 

    sequence wall = join(repeat("+",w+1),"-")&"\n",
             cell = join(repeat("|",w+1),"?")&"\n"
    board = split(join(repeat(wall,h+1),cell),'\n')
    balls = repeat(repeat('.',w*2+1),h*2+1)
    amaze(x,y)

end procedure

function gameover()
    for y=2 to length(balls) by 2 do
        for x=2 to length(balls[y]) by 2 do
            integer byx = balls[y][x]
            if byx!='.' then
                if byx!=lower(board[y][x]) then return false end if
            end if
        end for
    end for
    return true
end function

string event_queue = "A" -- (the initial handshake) [this is a private field]

procedure accept_command(integer command)
    switch command do
        case '^':   -- forward
                    integer {dx,dy} = dxy[d],
                            {nx,ny} = {x+dx,y+dy}
                    if board[ny][nx]!=' ' then
                        event_queue &= '!'  -- bump
                    else
                        {x,y} = {nx+dx,ny+dy}
                        event_queue &= board[y][x]  -- colour
                        integer bxy = balls[y][x]
                        if bxy!='.' then
                            event_queue &= bxy  -- ball
                        end if
                    end if

        case '<':   -- turn left    -- NESW(ie 1..4) ==> first four for '<', 
        case '>':   -- turn right                         last four for '>':
                    d = {4,1,2,3,4,1}[d+command-'<']

        case '@':   -- get
                    integer bxy = balls[y][x]
                    if bxy='.' then
                        event_queue &= 's'  -- no ball
                    elsif ball!='.' then
                        event_queue &= 'A'  -- agent full
                    else
                        balls[y][x] = '.'
                        ball = bxy
                    end if

        case '!':   -- drop
                    integer bxy = balls[y][x]
                    if ball='.' then
                        event_queue &= 'a'  -- no ball in agent
                    elsif bxy!='.' then
                        event_queue &= 'S'  -- sector full
                    else
                        balls[y][x] = ball
                        ball = '.'
                        if gameover() then
                            event_queue &= '+'  -- game over
                        end if
                    end if

        default:    crash("uh?") -- unknown command
    end switch
    event_queue &= '.'  -- stop
end procedure

function get_event()
    if not length(event_queue) then ?9/0 end if
    {integer event, event_queue} = {event_queue[1],event_queue[2..$]}
    return event
end function

function get_world()
    -- (for display only)
    return {{board,balls},{x,y,d,ball}}
end function

create_world()
register_world(accept_command, get_event, get_world)
Output:

Of course this is half on one screen and half on another for non-direct (ie the ipc) version.
Note the code that actually displays this is in the Agent Interface, rather than in the above.

world  -- x: 2, y: 6, ball:., d:3                               server handshake recieved
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+                      .................        agent handshake recieved
|Y B|Y B|G R|B B|                      .y.b.y.b.g.r.b.b.
+ + + + + + + +-+                      .................
|B|R|B|Y Y|G|B|G|                      .b.r.b.y.y.g.b.g.         game over
+ + + +-+-+ + + +                      .................
|B|Y R G B|G G Y|                      .b.y.r...b.g.g.y.
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+                      .v...............

(after . accepted by agent)

agent  -- x: 2, y: 6, ball:., d:3
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+                      .................
|Y B|Y B|G R|B B|                      .y.b.y.b.g.r.b.b.
+ + + + + + + +-+                      .................
|B|R|B|Y Y|G|B|G|                      .b.r.b.y.y.g.b.g.
+ + + +-+-+ + + +                      .................
|B|Y R G B|G G Y|                      .b.y.r...b.g.g.y.
+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+                      .v...............

(The little v indicates it was heading down, as does d=3, in lower left corner, as do x and y)

PicoLisp[edit]

This is the server. For the client, see Remote agent/Agent logic#PicoLisp. After starting (gameServer), you might for testing purposes also connect with 'telnet', type the commands, and see the responses.

# Global variables:
# '*Port' is the port where the server is listening
# '*Sock' is the TCP socket after a client connected
# '*World' holds the current world
# '*Agent' is the field where the agent is in
# '*Ball' is the ball the agent is holding
# '*Dir' is a circular list of directions (north east south west .)
 
(load "@lib/simul.l")
 
# The server port
(setq *Port (port 54545))
 
# Return a random Field
(de randomField ()
(get *World (rand 1 DX) (rand 1 DY)) )
 
# Create a world of size 'DX' * 'DY' with 'Balls' and 'Walls'
(de makeWorld (DX DY Balls Walls)
(when (>= Balls (* DX DY))
(quit "Too many balls") )
(when (>= Walls (* (dec DX) (dec DY)))
(quit "Too many walls") )
(for Column (setq *World (grid DX DY)) # Initialize fields
(for This Column
(let Color (get '(R G Y B) (rand 1 4))
(=: field Color) # Set field color
(when (ge0 (dec 'Balls))
(until
(with (randomField DX DY) # Find a field without ball
(unless (: ball) # and set a ball
(=: ball Color) ) ) ) ) ) ) )
(do Walls # Create walls
(until
(let
(Field (randomField DX DY) # Try random field
F (if (rand T) car cdr) # and random side
G (if (rand T) '(car set . con) '(cdr con . set))
Old ((car G) (F (val Field))) )
(when Old
((cadr G) (F (val Field)) NIL) # Remove connections to neighbor
((cddr G) (F (val Old)) NIL)
(or
(reachable? Field (* DX DY)) # Field still reachable?
(nil # No: Restore connections
((cadr G) (F (val Field)) Old)
((cddr G) (F (val Old)) Field) ) ) ) ) ) ) )
 
# Test whether a field is reachable
(de reachable? (Field Fields)
(let Visited NIL
(recur (Field)
(when (and Field (not (memq Field Visited)))
(push 'Visited Field)
(recurse (west Field))
(recurse (east Field))
(recurse (south Field))
(recurse (north Field)) ) )
(= Fields (length Visited)) ) )
 
# Test for ending condition
(de ending? ()
(nor
*Ball
(find
'((Column)
(find
'((This)
(and (: ball) (n== (: field) (: ball))) )
Column ) )
*World ) ) )
 
# Initialize for a new game
(de newGame (DX DY Balls Walls)
(makeWorld DX DY Balls Walls)
(setq
*Agent (randomField DX DY)
*Dir (do (rand 1 4) (rot '(north east south west .))) ) )
 
# Start the game server
(de gameServer (DX DY Balls Walls)
(loop
(setq *Sock (listen *Port))
(NIL (fork) (close *Port))
(close *Sock) )
(seed *Pid) # Ensure private random sequence
(in *Sock
(out *Sock (prin "A")) # Greeting
(when (= "A" (char (rd 1)))
(newGame DX DY Balls Walls)
(and *Dbg (showWorld))
(while (rd 1)
(out *Sock
(case (char @) # Command character
("\^" # Forward
(ifn ((car *Dir) *Agent) # Hit wall?
(prin "|") # Yes: Bump event
(with (setq *Agent @) # Else go to new position
(prin (: field))
(and (: ball) (prin (lowc @))) ) ) )
(">" # Turn right
(pop '*Dir) )
("<" # Turn left
(do 3 (pop '*Dir)) )
("@" # Get ball
(with *Agent
(cond
((not (: ball)) (prin "s")) # No ball in sector
(*Ball (prin "A")) # Agent full
(T
(setq *Ball (: ball))
(=: ball) ) ) ) )
("!" # Drop ball
(with *Agent
(cond
((not *Ball) (prin "a")) # No ball in agent
((: ball) (prin "S")) # Sector full
(T (=: ball *Ball)
(off *Ball)
(and (ending?) (prin "+")) ) ) ) ) ) # Game over
(prin ".") ) ) ) ) # Stop event
(bye) )
 
# Visualize (debug)
(de showWorld ()
(disp *World 0
'((This)
(pack
(if (== *Agent This) "*" " ")
(: field)
(if (: ball) (lowc @) " ") ) ) ) )

For local tests, you can start also it interactively:

: (newGame 8 8 20 40) (showWorld)
   +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
 8 | R   Y | B | R   R   Br| Rb  Br|
   +   +   +   +   +   +---+---+   +
 7 | Yy  G   G   Gb| Y   Gg  Rr| Y |
   +---+   +   +   +---+   +---+   +
 6 | R   Y   B   Rr *G   Y | Y   Br|
   +---+---+   +   +---+---+   +---+
 5 | B   Ry  G   R | Yy  Yy  Y | B |
   +   +---+---+   +---+   +---+   +
 4 | R | R   R   Gg  B   G   B   Y |
   +   +---+---+   +---+---+   +   +
 3 | R   Rr| Y   B   G | Yr  B | R |
   +   +   +---+---+---+   +   +---+
 2 | Y | B | B   Bb  Gr  B   B   Yy|
   +   +   +   +   +---+   +---+   +
 1 | Rr| R   G   Gr  R   G   R | G |
   +---+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
     a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h

This displays the field colors in upper case letters, the balls in lower case letters, and the position of the agent with an asterisk.

Tcl[edit]

Library: TclOO
package require TclOO
 
# Utility: pick random item of list
proc pick list {
lindex $list [expr {int([llength $list] * rand())}]
}
# Utility: generate callback of method
proc callback {method args} {
list [uplevel 1 {namespace current}]::my $method {*}$args
}
# Utility: print errors in events to standard error
proc bgerror args {puts stderr $args}
 
# The main class that implements the server
oo::class create BallMaze {
variable grid balls x y dir carry turns identity chan timeout
 
# Install this class as a server
self method server {port width height args} {
set srv [socket -server [callback new $width $height] {*}$args $port]
if {$::debug} {
lassign [fconfigure $srv -sockname] addr host port
puts "server ready on ${addr}:${port}"
}
}
 
# Initialize the per-player structure
constructor {width height channel clientHost clientPort} {
set identity "${clientHost}:${clientPort}"
if {$::debug} {puts "$identity initializing..."}
global width height
set chan $channel
fconfigure $chan -blocking 0 -encoding ascii
set dir n
set carry ""
set turns 0
 
# Build the grid
set grid [set balls [lrepeat $width [lrepeat $height ""]]]
 
# Make a layout of random colors
for {set x 1} {$x < $width-1} {incr x} {
for {set y 1} {$y < $height-1} {incr y} {
lset grid $x $y [pick {R G B Y}]
}
}
 
# Sprinkle some walls in
for {set i 0} {$i < $width*$height/3} {incr i} {
while 1 {
set x [expr {int(1+($width-2)*rand())}]
set y [expr {int(1+($height-2)*rand())}]
if {[lindex $grid $x $y] eq ""} continue
if {[my WillCloseCell [expr {$x+1}] $y]} continue
if {[my WillCloseCell [expr {$x-1}] $y]} continue
if {[my WillCloseCell $x [expr {$y+1}]]} continue
if {[my WillCloseCell $x [expr {$y-1}]]} continue
break
}
lset grid $x $y ""
}
 
# Sprinkle some balls in
for {set i 0} {$i < $width*$height/5} {incr i} {
while 1 {
set x [expr {int(1+($width-2)*rand())}]
set y [expr {int(1+($height-2)*rand())}]
if {[lindex $grid $x $y] ne ""} break
}
lset balls $x $y [pick {R G B Y}]
}
 
# Select a starting location
while 1 {
set x [expr {int(1+($width-2)*rand())}]
set y [expr {int(1+($height-2)*rand())}]
if {[lindex $grid $x $y] ne ""} break
}
set dir [pick {n s e w}]
 
# OK, we're ready; wait for the client to be ready
puts -nonewline $chan "A"
fileevent $chan readable [callback PostInit]
my SetTimeout
}
 
# Close things down (particularly the channel and the timeout; other state
# is automatically killed with the object)
destructor {
if {$::debug} {puts "$identity closing down..."}
catch {close $chan}
catch {after cancel $timeout}
}
 
# How to (re)set the timeout
method SetTimeout {} {
catch {after cancel $timeout}
set timeout [after 60000 [callback destroy]]
}
 
# Callback used to wait for the client to acknowledge readiness
method PostInit {} {
if {[read $chan 1] ne "A"} {
my destroy
} else {
if {$::debug} {my print}
fileevent $chan readable [callback DispatchAction]
my SetTimeout
}
}
 
# Utility: test if a cell will be closed by putting a wall next to it
method WillCloseCell {i j} {
set num 0
incr num [expr {[lindex $grid [expr {$i+1}] $j] ne ""}]
incr num [expr {[lindex $grid [expr {$i-1}] $j] ne ""}]
incr num [expr {[lindex $grid $i [expr {$j+1}]] ne ""}]
incr num [expr {[lindex $grid $i [expr {$j-1}]] ne ""}]
return [expr {$num == 1}]
}
# Utility: is the game finished; all balls match, none in hand
method IsGameOver {} {
foreach gc $grid bc $balls {
foreach g $gc b $bc {
if {$b ne "" && $b ne $g} {
return 0
}
}
}
return [expr {$carry eq ""}]
}
 
# Main event handler; reads user action, dispatches, manages timeouts
method DispatchAction {} {
switch [read $chan 1] {
"^" {set events [my forward]}
"<" {set events [my left]}
">" {set events [my right]}
"@" {set events [my get]}
"!" {set events [my drop]}
default {
# EOF will come here too (read returns empty string)
my destroy
return
}
}
# Add the "stop" and send message to client
append events "."
puts -nonewline $chan $events
my SetTimeout
}
 
# Implementations of particular actions; doesn't include communication
method forward {} {
switch $dir {
n {set dx 0; set dy -1}
s {set dx 0; set dy 1}
e {set dx 1; set dy 0}
w {set dx -1; set dy 0}
}
if {[lindex $grid [expr {$x+$dx}] [expr {$y+$dy}]] eq ""} {
set response "|"
} else {
set response ""
incr turns
incr x $dx
incr y $dy
}
append response [lindex $grid $x $y]
append response [string tolower [lindex $balls $x $y]]
return $response
}
method left {} {
set dir [string map {n w w s s e e n} $dir]
incr turns
return
}
method right {} {
set dir [string map {n e e s s w w n} $dir]
incr turns
return
}
method get {} {
incr turns
set response ""
if {[lindex $balls $x $y] eq ""} {append response "s"}
if {$carry ne ""} {append response "A"}
if {$response eq ""} {
set carry [lindex $balls $x $y]
lset balls $x $y ""
}
return $reponse
}
method drop {} {
incr turns
set response ""
if {$carry eq ""} {append response "a"}
if {[lindex $balls $x $y] ne ""} {append response "S"}
if {$response eq ""} {
lset balls $x $y $carry
set carry ""
if {[my IsGameOver]} {
if {$::debug} {my print}
append response "+"
}
}
return $response
}
 
# Utility: prints the state of the service instance
method print {} {
set width [llength $grid]
set height [llength [lindex $grid 0]]
puts "$identity : [expr {[my IsGameOver] ? {finished} : {running}}]"
for {set i 0} {$i < $height} {incr i} {
for {set j 0} {$j < $width} {incr j} {
puts -nonewline [format "%1s%1s%1s" \
[expr {$j==$x&&$i==$y ? "*" : ""}] \
[lindex $grid $j $i] \
[string tolower [lindex $balls $j $i]]]
}
puts ""
}
}
}
 
# Parse command line arguments and test if we're in debug mode
lassign $argv port width height
set debug [info exists env(DEBUG_AGENT_WORLD)]
 
# Make the server and run the event loop
BallMaze server $port $width $height {*}$argv
vwait forever

Example call (with the server restricted to only serving on 127.0.0.1):

tclsh8.5 agent.world.tcl 54545 8 8 -myaddr localhost