What is Code Rally?
Code Rally is a free, open source racing game where you play by programming a vehicle (either in Java or Node.js) to race around various virtual tracks for you!
Code Rally is also a sample of a microservice architecture - each vehicle is its own self-contained microservice, which connects to a monolithic application in the cloud which simulates physics and sends events to your vehicle code as it is racing around, so in playing the game you are modifying a microservice and then connecting it to other services around the world.
You can play single-player on your own computer, multiplayer on your own or your friends' computers or race against people from around the world on the Code Rally cloud servers - the choice is yours.
Whether you're an experienced software engineer or someone starting to learning programming Code Rally is a fun, exciting challenge. What are you waiting for - star
Downloaded the game and ready to race? We have a few tutorials to help you get started:
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The multiplayer server for Code Rally runs on IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty in IBM Bluemix - you can find out about the lightweight, fast WAS Liberty runtime including the awesome stuff you can do with it from WASdev.net.
We have a new release! Version 1.5 is available from our downloads page.
As part of the new 1.5 release we have added damage to races - the more your vehicle crashes, the more damage it takes. We've also refactored the Eclipse UI and have released a sample Node.js implementation so you can program your cars in Java or Node!
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