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Simple Boggle board and word search library for JavaScript/Node.js.


Via npm on Node:

npm install simpleboggle


Reference in your program:

var simpleboggle = require('simpleboggle');



git clone git://
cd SimpleBoggle
npm install
npm test


Compile Words Compile list of words into a json file, to be used in other samples.

Find Words Find words in a board, using the compile word list at lib/english.json.

To do


  • 0.0.1: Published 2013-01-07, first version.
  • 0.0.2: Published 2013-01-08, first samples, compiled English word list.
  • 0.0.3: Under development, in master.

Word List

In version 0.0.2, the file lib/english.json was compiled using a word list of scowl project. The word list was taken from scowl.7.1, final/english-words.10, using compilewords sample. Acronyms were skipped. To do: compile more words.

In version 0.0.3, the same file was compiled using the world list from yawl, using word.list and sigword.list. See Yawl in this project.



Feel free to file issues and submit pull requests — contributions are welcome.

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