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Sudoku in Java - A Must try

Shiraz Khan
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 51
Hi Friends
I have developed a very very cool sudoku game in Java.
It needs JRE 1.5 (though 1.4 will also work, but not so cool)
Plz go to my homepage to learn more about it n download it :
I have uplaoded the source code also at my homepage (above link)

Or u can directly download the game at :

Plz post ur feedback n comments.
Paulo Pontes

Joined: Dec 06, 2004
Posts: 20
semms interesting.
make it a j2me version and it will probably be a must have for pda users
Shiraz Khan
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 51
I have updated Sudokool to version 2.5
It nows has all the features of commercial Sudoku games, namely :
1. Play unlimited puzzles in 4 difficulty levels : Simple, Easy, Medium and Hard.
2. Can be controlled with both mouse and keyboard.
3. Statistics like how many puzzles generated/completed, avg timings etc. stored
4. Option to play with Hints : view all the possibilities on the puzzle grid.
5. Option to play with warnings in case of wrong entries.
6. User can input puzzle (from newspapers) directly on the grid. Then puzzle is validated and if solution is unique, it can be played.
7. User can save and load Games.
8. 3 fastest timings in each difficulty level are recorded and updated on each puzzle submission.
9. Game can be paused and resumed during gameplay.
10. Platform independent : Based on Java, Sudokool works flawlessly on all the platforms (personally I have tested on Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows Vista)
12. Puzzle window can be resized and the window is loaded to this size next time automatically.
13. Cool looks to provide the best GUI experience.
14. Last but not the least : It is absolutely FREE !!!

Please visit Sudokool Homepage

Will release the code if anybody is interest in helping with the future releases
Brian Legg
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Joined: Nov 07, 2008
Posts: 488
Looks great!! Congrats!

~Currently preparing for SCJP6
Shiraz Khan
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 51
Please suggest how to promote this freeware.
I have put Sudokool on some sites like Softpedia, Brothersoft, freewarefiles.
K. Tsang

Joined: Sep 13, 2007
Posts: 3130

Hi Shiraz, your game looks good. I noticed I downloaded the game from "" site. Just curious how to put files to this site or other similar site?

K. Tsang JavaRanch SCJP5 SCJD OCPJP7 OCPWCD5 OCPBCD5 OCPWSD5 OCMJEA5 part 1 part 2/3
Shiraz Khan
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Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 51
You have to give a direct download link to these sites. Then these sites automatically upload file to their servers.
I agree. Here's the link:
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