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JSkat is a free implementation of the German card game Skat in Java. It runs on Linux, Mac OS and Windows.

You can contribute to this project by either helping to migrate the GUI to JavaFX or by implementing new AI player. Bug fixes or other contributions are also welcome.

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Use at least JDK 17 to build and run JSkat.

Build executable fat JAR: ./gradlew clean fatjar

Build installation with multiple JARs and start scripts: ./gradlew clean installDist

Build installation with fat JAR and start scripts: ./gradlew clean assembleDist

We build every push to develop with GitHub actions. We also build on every pull request.

We develop according the GitFlow workflow:

So if you want to contribute to JSkat please create a feature branch from the develop branch and create pull requests towards the develop branch.

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