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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2005

    Card game troubles

    I have these three classes:

    import java.awt.*;
    public class Card implements Comparable 
    	public static final int LOW_RANK = 0,
    							HIGH_RANK = 51;
    	private int rank;	//0..51
    	private int value;	//face value 2, 3, ..., 10, 11(jack), 14(ace)
    	private int suit;	//0=club,1=dia, 2=heart,3=spade
    	private Image faceImg;	//face-up image
    	private boolean faceUp;	//true when face-up
    	//Pre:	none
    	//Post: Card has been initialized with rank, value & suit, face up
    	public Card (int rank)
    		this.rank = rank;
    		suit = rank / 13;	//gives number in 0..3
    		value = 2 + rank % 13;	//gives number in 2..14
    		faceUp = true;
    	}//end constructor
    	//Pre:  Card has been initialized
    	//Post: Card is turned face up
    	public void turnUp()
    		faceUp = true;
    	//Pre:  Card has been initialized
    	//Post: Card is turned face down
    	public void turnDown()
    		faceUp = false;
    	//Pre:  Card has been initialized
    	//Post: Card's image is set to img
    	public void setImage (Image img)
    		faceImg = img;
    	//Pre:  Card has been initialized
    	//Post: Returns face image of card if it is face up;
    	//		Returns null if face down
    	public Image toImage()
    		Image img;
    		if (faceUp)
    			img = faceImg;
    			img = null;	//no image
    		return img;
    	}//end toImage
    	/* Pre:  Card has been initialized
    	 * Post: compareTo(obj) returns
    	 *   -1 if (obj1 < obj2)
    	 *    0 if (obj1 == obj2)
    	 *    1 if (obj1 > obj2)
    	public int compareTo(Object obj)
    		//Cast obj into a Card reference
    		int objRank = ((Card)obj).rank;
    		int returnVal;
    		if (this.rank < objRank)
    			returnVal = -1;
    		else if (this.rank == objRank)
    			returnVal = 0;
    		} else {
    			returnVal = 1;
    		return returnVal;
    	}//end compareTo
    	/* toString() returns a two-character representation of the card.
    	 *   e.g., 2C means 2 of clubs.
    	 * Algorithm: the instance variables, suit and value, are
    	 *   used as indexes into the literal strings that store the letters
    	public String toString()
    		return "" + "??23456789tjqka".charAt(value) + "cdhs".charAt(suit);
    	}//end toString
    }//end Card class
    import java.awt.*;
    public class Deck 
    	public int NCARDS = 52;
    	public Card deck[] = new Card[NCARDS];
    	private int top;
    	private Image cardBack;
    	public Deck(CardApplet a)
    		cardBack = a.cardImage("back");
    		a.showStatus("Please wait while card images are loading. ");
    		//	Make the cards
    		for (int k = 0; k < deck.length; k++)
    			deck[k] = new Card(Card.LOW_RANK + k);
    			//	Get the card's image
    			Image img = a.cardImage(deck[k].toString());
    		}// for()
    	}// Deck()
    	public Card dealOneCard(boolean faceUp)
    		//	Get the top card
    		Card topCard = deck[top];
    		//	Flip it
    		if (faceUp)
    		} else {
    		}// if()
    		//	top is new top card
    		top = (top + 1) % NCARDS;
    		//	deal it
    		return topCard;
    	}//	dealOneCard()
    	public Image getImage()
    	}// getImage()
    	public void shuffleDeck()
    		// Put all the used cards back into the deck, and shuffle it into
            // a random order.
    		for ( int i = 26; i > 0; i-- ) 
    			int rand = (int)(Math.random()*(i+1));
    			Card temp = deck[i];
    			deck[i] = deck[rand];
    			deck[rand] = temp;
    	}// shuffleDeck()
    	public void sortDeck(Comparable arr[])
    		 Comparable temp;
    	     int n, pass;
    	     boolean done;       
    	     n = arr.length;
    	     pass = 1;
    	     done = false;
    	     while ( (pass < n) && (!done) )
    	         done = true;
    	         for (int i = 0; i < n - pass; i++)
    	           if (arr[i].compareTo(arr[i+1]) > 0)
    	               temp = arr[i];     //Swap two positions
    	               arr[i] = arr[i+1];
    	               arr[i+1] = temp;
    	               done = false;    //made a swap, might not be done
    	           }//end if
    	         }//end for
    	     }//end while
    	}// sortDeck()
    }// Deck

    import java.applet.*;
    import java.awt.*;
    import java.awt.event.*;
    public class CardApplet extends Applet implements ActionListener
    	//	Declare GUI components
    	private Button sortButton = new Button("Sort");
    	private Button shuffleButton = new Button("Shuffle");
    	private Button showButton = new Button("Hide cards");
    	//	Initialize deck and create instance variables
    	public Deck deck;
    	private boolean faceUp;
    	public void init()
    		//	Add ActionListener
    		//	Add components
    		add (sortButton);
    		add (shuffleButton);
    		add (showButton);
    		//	Set the applet's size
    	}// init()
    	public void paint(Graphics g)
    	}// paint()
    	public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e)
    		if (e.getSource() == sortButton)
    		else if (e.getSource() == shuffleButton)
    		else if (e.getSource() == showButton)
    			faceUp = false;
    	}// actionPerformed()
    	public Image cardImage(String s)
    	}// cardImage()
    My problem is, I cannot figure out what to do for the paint method of the CardApplet class. I am supposed to paint a string version of the cards (2C would be 2 of clubs) to the applet window and then test to see if I can shuffle, sort and hide the cards. The Card.toString() method returns the string version of the cards, but how do I put them together and display?

    My second problem is the Deck.sortDeck(deck) type calls, they are giving me an non-applicable error.

    I am still working on the showButton button and the Image() methods..that's why they are left incomplete.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2004

    I have done some things here.

    .. but commented out the image stuff that aint ready yet. But the
    cards display (in color), sort, shuffle and show/hide.

    You may want to remove the package directive on top of the files.

    (see attachment)
    Attached Files Attached Files
    eschew obfuscation

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Wow, lot's of this stuff is above my head =p. We haven't done graphics yet, so I'm not sure what all of that stuff in the paint() method is. Did you use the Card.toString() method anywhere? If not, how did you get the string representation of the cards?

    Also, she wants us to use her "Polymorphic Bubble Sort Method" (my version of sort), so is there any way to work that in there (I noticed you have a different method, which most likely is better than the other but she loves to subract points for not doing it "her way").

    I have the images now, I'm not sure how to load them all in (I've only loaded one image before, and of course the book nor her make no mention of how to load multiple images), I'm assuming a for loop is used here. The images are in the form 2c.gif, 2d.gif, 2h.gif, etc.)

    Thanks for the help.
    Last edited by Dark Rain; 11-06-2005 at 06:08 PM.

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