8.1. What's This Application Do Anyway?

The game we're going to create is a relatively simple card game. I've personally never been a fan of solitaire and all its variants; in fact, I don't know the exact rules of a typical solitaire game off the top of my head! Still, I decided early on that a card game would be a good choice here because it would allow us to play with Ext JS's drag-and-drop support, which is something I think is very much worth spending some time with in this book.

So, without knowing the real rules of solitaire, and also because I wanted a way to demonstrate Gears' WorkerPool API (we'll get to that in a bit), I decided to mash up some concepts I've seen in various cards games and come up with something unique that I've titled ...

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