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Landing a job you want is actually hard

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There are so many amazing reasons to get into tech, and tech draws so many different types of people. However, one thing most people have in common is that they start from the bottom. I mean entry-level. For some, that may be QA or testing; for others, that might mean an internship that turned into a job. Either way, most of us are not starting as Elon Musk’s right-hand man, and that’s okay.

Alternatively, if you have had the pleasure of reading some of these entry-level job descriptions, you might have run across some of these under their lists of…

Java Tutorials — Tic Tac Toe

How to create a console Tic Tac Toe game in Java

Tic Tac Toe Game (created by author)
Tic Tac Toe Game (created by author)
Tic Tac Toe Game (created by author)

Tic Tac Toe is a classic programming problem that many developers encounter on their programming journey. Deceptively simple, Tic Tac Toe can teach developers about:

  • Arrays
  • Booleans
  • Conditionals
  • Functions
  • Looping
  • Variables
  • Data Structures

In this tutorial, we will create a console tic tac toe game that relies on a random number generator to control the computer. Where applicable, I will comment on how the code can be improved. This tutorial is going to use the most basic solution to make this accessible to all skill levels. Always remember to test your code at the end of each section to make…

Taylor McNeil

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