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    Default NEED HELP HERE!!!

    Hi everyone,
    I am kinda new to this stuff so help me out.I am doing a java project using eclipse.The program should be able to read text as an input,process it and map it to the American Sign Language (ASL).This project is mainly for the deaf/dumb people.By text i meant letters,words,sentences, paragraphs.Thus the output should be like an animation.

    I would appreciate if you could give an idea of how to tackle such problem since i am a beginner in java programming.Looking forward for any reply.

    Thanks all

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    Default Re: NEED HELP HERE!!!

    You're going to have to break your problem down into much smaller pieces and tackle them individually. Which part is giving you trouble? Reading in text? Representing ASL? Showing an animation? Interacting with a user? Each one of those can be further broken down into even smaller pieces. I suggest you take them one at a time, creating example programs that handle just one part of the program (aka an SSCCE, which also makes it easier to ask for help when you get stuck). Then when you have each piece working individually, you can think about combining them into one program.

    Edit- Also, I recommend reading through the link in my signature on asking questions the smart way. Specifically, using an all-caps "NEED HELP" title doesn't really give anybody any idea what your actual problem is, which makes it less likely people will click on your thread.
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