Inspiration

The WyoHackathon 2020 Battlesnake Challenge.

What it does

BattleRattle uses Dijkstra's Algorithm to calculate the least cost (safe) path between the snake head and the nearest food.

Challenges I ran into

I didn't realize that the snake web server was not running for the duration of the hackathon... oops. Luckily, I was in this to learn new skills and build something new, which is exactly what I did!

What I learned

I learned a lot about least cost algorithms, JSON parsing, API development, and web server architecture. Not a bad list!

What's next for BattleRattle

I will continue working on BattleRattle to improve my skills and hopefully get some wins along the way.

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