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August 22, 2014
by poornerd

Programming a simple slot machine game using Java

No matter how simple or complex the game is, Java can do the job!

On this post, let’s take a look at how beginners of Java programming can make a simple, yet fully functional slot machine. Slot machines have been around for a long time, but its entertainment value doesn’t seem to fade one bit. InterCasino, the first website to offer online casino gaming to the world in 1996, is still around and its slot games seem to get updated often. In addition, according to the American Gaming Association, slots generate around 62% – 90% of gaming money, making the machines the cash cows of casinos. With these facts in mind, don’t you ever want to create your very own slot machine that millions of casino gaming fans might like in the future? If you’re interested in creating Java-based slot games, the code below might prove useful for you. Continue reading

July 5, 2013
by poornerd

How to integrate Concordion in Play Framework and write acceptance tests in natural language

After starting to read “Specification by Example”, I wanted to have a go a writing acceptance tests for my Play Framework projects.  I stumbled onto Concordion (http://www.concordion.org/), because it is similar to Cucumber but written in and for Java. Concordion is … Continue reading