If you’ve been overcome by euphoria, stop reading further and click the link:
I’m conscious that SitePoint attracts readers who are far younger than me. If you’ve never heard of Doom, it’s a first-person shooting game which was released for the PC in 1993. While it wasn’t the first FPS — id Software’s Wolfenstein 3D can claim that crown — Doom revolutionized the genre. It’s pioneering 3D graphics, multi-player gaming, and graphic chainsaw-wielding violence was the inspiration for many of today’s blockbuster titles.
If You Think That’s Impressive…
It runs in all the latest browsers so he installed the 2.6.20 Linux kernel and released browser-based emulator. Yes, it’s running Linux in a web page.
The demo is limited to terminal output rendered in an HTML table but the implications are astonishing. My only concern is that someone will add X11, install a browser and recursively implode the web!
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