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Fabian Rodriguez
Fabian Rodriguez
Courses Plus Student 859 Points

How should I start a Random schedule generator with specifications?

I would like to create a java program that can assign random hours to employees for example.

employeeA Monday at 12pm Tuesday 1pm etc....

1 Answer

Ronald Williams
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Ronald Williams
Java Web Development Techdegree Graduate 25,021 Points

Here is one way you could do that. I hope this helps get you started with that.

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.List;

public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        //Make an ArrayList to hold the random hours
        List<Double> randomHours = new ArrayList<>();
        //Number of employers to determine how many random hours
        int numberOfEmployes = 25;
        for (int i = 0; i < numberOfEmployes;  i++) {
            //Make a random number 1-8
            double random = Math.random() * 8 + 1;
            //check to see if > 8
            if (random > 8) random = 8;
            //add the random number to ArrayList
            //Print random number
            System.out.printf("%.2f%n", random);