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Thread: How do you employ recursion into a Java Boggle program?

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    Default How do you employ recursion into a Java Boggle program?

    So, I've been working on a Java Boggle program lately, and our teacher requires us to use the concepts of recursion. However, I am having trouble, first of all, with understanding the concept of recursion altogether, and especially, its code, and applying recursion to check for letters around letters on the Boggle board.
    I'd just like to know how recursion can be applied, and where I should start, along with hopefully understanding the concept more and knowing more about how it's useful in making a Boggle program. The code can come later, but it's the understanding of the overall plan of the program that will help me more in understanding the recursion concept (in this Boggle program).
    Thank you so much!

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    Default Re: How do you employ recursion into a Java Boggle program?

    Please don't post multiple copies of the same thread. I've deleted your duplicate post, as this seems a more appropriate forum for it (and is therefore more likely to receive help).

    It's also pretty hard to help with such general questions. But in theory, you'd start at a letter, and recurse to another letter. Are there any words that start with those two letters? If so, continue recursing on another letter, if not, return.
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    Default Re: How do you employ recursion into a Java Boggle program?

    What is Boggle?

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