troubleshooting Question

Java - how to generate Random numbers in while loop

Avatar of Kyle Hamilton
Kyle HamiltonFlag for United States of America asked on
Java
6 Comments1 Solution2507 ViewsLast Modified:
I want to generate two random numbers, then check for a condition, and as long as condition holds true, generate two new different random numbers.

This is what I have... and I suspect it's probably wrong...

Random hit = new Random();
				int rowRan = hit.nextInt(9);
				int colRan = hit.nextInt(9);
				
				while(ships[rowRan][colRan] == '-'  || ships[rowRan][colRan] == '*'){
					Random nexthit = new Random();
					rowRan = nexthit.nextInt(9);
					colRan = nexthit.nextInt(9);
				}
				rowInt = rowRan;
				colInt = colRan;
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros