Apache Commons RNG (Pseudo-random number generators)

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Apache Commons RNG

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The Apache Commons RNG project provides pure-Java implementation of pseudo-random generators.


More information can be found on the Apache Commons RNG homepage. The Javadoc for each of the modules can be browsed:

Questions related to the usage of Apache Commons RNG should be posted to the user mailing list.

Where can I get the latest release?

You can download source and binaries from our download page.

Alternatively, you can pull it from the central Maven repositories, e.g.:



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  • Provide JUnit tests for your changes and make sure your changes don't break any existing tests by running mvn.

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This code is under the Apache Licence v2.

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