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Thread: Help!how to get a graphical display of this game

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    Default Help!how to get a graphical display of this game

    Hello everybody,
    I'm new to java & I'm still in the process of learning. Can anyone tell me what I need to do, so that I can ineract with the game (Hangman) in graphical mode? I would appreciate it, if somebody gives me a hand.
    thanks
    import java.io.BufferedReader;
    import java.io.IOException;
    import java.io.InputStreamReader;
     
    /**
     * 
     */
    public class Hangman {
      public static void main( String[] args ) {
        HangmanSession hangmanSession = new HangmanSession();
        hangmanSession.play();
      }
    }
     
    class HangmanSession {
      private Player player;
      private HiddenKeyword hiddenKeyword;
      private LetterBox letterBox;
      private int triesNumber = 7;
     
      public HangmanSession() {
        player = new Player();
        player.askName();
        hiddenKeyword = new HiddenKeyword();
        letterBox = new LetterBox();
      }
     
      private void printState() {
        letterBox.print();
        System.out.print( "Hidden word : " );
        hiddenKeyword.print();
        System.out.print( "Tries left: " + triesNumber + "\n<guess letter:>" );
      }
     
      public void play() {
        boolean bool = true;
        while( true ) {
          bool = true;
          printState();
          char ch = player.takeGuess();
          if( letterBox.contains( ch ) ) {
            System.out.println( "Try again, you've already used letter " + ch );
            bool = false;
          }
          if( bool ) {
            if( hiddenKeyword.guess( ch ) ) {
              System.out.println( "Success, you have found letter " + ch );
            }
            else {
              triesNumber--;
            }
            if( triesNumber < 1 )
              gameOver();
     
            if( hiddenKeyword.found() )
              congratulations();
          }
        } //end of bool
      }
     
      public void congratulations() {
        System.out.println( "Congratulations " + player + ", you win a banana!" );
        System.exit( 0 );
      }
     
      public void gameOver() {
        System.out.println( "Sorry " + player + ", this time you lose!" );
        System.exit( 0 );
      }
    }
     
    class HiddenKeyword {
      private String fValue;
      private StringBuffer pValue;
      private int lfoundNumber = 0;
     
      public HiddenKeyword() {
        fValue = new String( "banana" );
        pValue = new StringBuffer( "-------" );
      }
     
      public boolean found() {
        System.out.println( "Letters found:" + lfoundNumber + "/" + fValue.length() );
        return ( lfoundNumber == fValue.length() );
      }
     
     
      public boolean guess( char c ) {
        int index = fValue.indexOf( c );
        if( index == -1 )
          return false;
        else {
          lfoundNumber = lfoundNumber + findOccurances( c );
          return true;
        }
      }
     
      private int findOccurances( char c ) {
        int idx = fValue.indexOf( c );
        pValue.setCharAt( idx, fValue.charAt( idx ) );
        int counter = 1;
        while( idx != -1 ) {
          int idxx = fValue.indexOf( c, idx + 1 );
          idx = idxx;
          if( idx != -1 ) {
            counter++;
            pValue.setCharAt( idx, fValue.charAt( idx ) );
          }
        }
        return counter;
      }
     
      public void print() {
        System.out.println( pValue );
      }
     
    }
     
     
    class Player {
      private String fName = "";
     
      public void askName() {
        System.out.print( "\nPlayer, enter your name:" );
        fName = receiveInput();
      }
     
      public char takeGuess() {
        return receiveInput().charAt( 0 );
      }
     
      private String receiveInput() {
        String str = " ";
        BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader( new InputStreamReader( System.in ) );
        try {
          str = br.readLine();
        }
        catch( IOException ex ) {
          ex.printStackTrace();
        }
        return str;
      }
     
      public String toString() {
        return fName;
      }
     
    }
     
    class LetterBox {
      private char[] lbox = new char[24];
      private int counter = 0;
     
      public boolean contains( char c ) {
        for( int i = 0; i < counter; i++ ) {
          if( lbox[i] == c )
            return true;
        }
        lbox[counter] = c;
        counter++;
        return false;
      }
     
      public void print() {
        System.out.print( "\nLetterBox:" );
        for( int i = 0; i < counter; i++ ) {
          System.out.print( lbox[i] );
        }
        System.out.println( "" );
      }
    }


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    Default Re: Help!how to get a graphical display of this game

    Hello makarov,

    You need to look into Swing. Java Swing is for creating GUIs.

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