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How do i create random strings?
Joined: May 29, 2001
May 29, 2001 13:31:00
I need a no paramater constructor that generates a random 4 letter
. Is there a way to do this using Math.random?
Joined: Feb 26, 2001
May 29, 2001 13:41:00
char randomLetter = (char)('A' + (Math.random() * 26));
I'm leaving the rest for you to figure out just in case this is a school assignment
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May 30, 2001 06:46:00
You could create a collection of the 26 characters, shuffle the Collection and select four elements.
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