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= practice_sudoku_solver http://github.com/coreyhaines/practice_sudoku_solver/tree/master == DESCRIPTION: This is a set of cucumber features for writing a sudoku solver. The intent is to jump start you in your practice. NOTE: This is under intense change right now, as I develop the basic structure. Please keep this in mind if you fork the repo. == FEATURES/PROBLEMS: == SYNOPSIS: One of the main roadblocks for engaging in focused practice in development is the initial setup of what to practice. Finding sudoku boards (unsolved alongside their solutions) in an electronic form is not easy, much less placing them in a format that you can use as automated acceptance tests. This repository is intended to help alleviate that headache by providing a set of pre-built cucumber features for developing a full-features sudoku solver. There will be cucumber specs for validating a board is solved, solving trivial boards (for example, single digit board), as well as progressively more difficult (Easy, Medium, Hard). My recommended approach to using this repository is to take the following steps: 1) Fork this repo 2) Make a branch for your solution 3) Create your solution using that branch as your root 4) Go back to master 5) Repeat 2-4 6) Be a more skilled programmer Each time you solve it, try to focus on a different practice or technique that you want to get better at. TDD? Programming by 'wishful thinking?' SOLID principles? All these can be practiced, and, since you don't have to worry about the setup, you can focus directly on furthering your skills. I will be grabbing boards off http://www.sudokupuzz.com/ to include in the cucumber features == REQUIREMENTS: * FIX (list of requirements) == INSTALL: My recommended approach to using this repository is to take the following steps: 1) Fork this repo 2) Make a branch for your solution 3) Create your solution using that branch as your root 4) Go back to master 5) Repeat 2-4 6) Be a more skilled programmer == LICENSE: (The MIT License) Copyright (c) 2009 Corey Haines Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.