Re: Help with Deck of cards assignment and getting it to deal...

lipska the kat <>
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:31:38 +0100
On 02/08/14 02:16, Scott Dunning wrote:

Hello, I have an assignment for my summer class. FYI, I'm super new to
programming in general and this is my first time with java and it's a
summer class so it's going super fast (please be nice!) lol.


Seeing as this thread just won't die I thought I'd offer the following.
It's just a bit of fun

I particularly like the shuffle method.

Go ahead, do your worst :-)

package cards.allinone;

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Collections;
import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Map;
import java.util.Stack;

enum Suit {

enum Rank {

class Card {

    private final Rank rank;
    private final Suit suit;

    public Card(Rank rank, Suit suit) {
        this.rank = rank;
        this.suit = suit;

    public Rank getRank() {
        return rank;

    public Suit getSuit() {
        return suit;

class Deck {

    private Stack<Card> cards = new Stack<>();

    public Deck() {
        for(Suit suit: Suit.values()){
            for(Rank rank: Rank.values()){
                cards.push(new Card(rank, suit));

    public void printDeck(){
        for(Card card: cards){
            System.out.println(card.getRank() + " of " + card.getSuit());

    public Boolean moreCards(){
        return !cards.empty();

    public Card nextCard(){
        return cards.pop();

    public void shuffle(){

class Hand {

    private List<Card> cards = null;

    public Hand() {
        cards = new ArrayList<>();

    public void addCard(Card card){

    public Card getCard(int index){
        return cards.get(index);

    public void printHand(){
        for(int i = 0; i < cards.size(); i++){
            System.out.println("card " + i + ":" + cards.get(i).getRank() + " of
" + cards.get(i).getSuit());

public class CardGame {

    private Deck deck = null;
    private Map<Integer, Hand> players = null;

    public CardGame() {
        deck = new Deck();
        players = new HashMap<>();

    public void deal(int hands, int cardsPerHand){
        for(int i = 0; i < hands; i++){
            players.put(i, new Hand());

        for(int i = 0; i < cardsPerHand; i++){
            for(int j = 0; j < hands; j++){

    public void printHands(){
        for(Integer key: players.keySet()){
            System.out.println("Player " + key + " hand:");

    public void play(){

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        CardGame game = new CardGame();, 7);

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