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by Igor Krein
A library of simple extension methods that could be useful for data generation tasks
by Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter
“Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!” - LEWIS CARROLL
by Member 4201813
Applying theory of linear random generators to System.Random to navigate random stream
by Cryptonite
I keep reading articles on the web about how all random number generators on a computer are "pseudo" random, or "deterministic". Here I present an approach for nondeterministic number generation.

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Most apps that use random numbers care about either unpredictability, speed/high quality, or repeatability. This article explains the three kinds of RNGs and gives recommendations on each kind.
by Peter Occil
Discusses many ways applications can do random number generation and sampling from an underlying random number generator (RNG) and includes pseudocode for many of them.
by Member 4201813
Applying theory of linear random generators to System.Random to navigate random stream
by Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter
“Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!” - LEWIS CARROLL

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11 Oct 2013
ASP.NET Community
This is simple and effective method for generation of a random password Public Function GeneratePassword(ByVal PwdLength As Integer) As String   
29 Jul 2016
Igor Krein
A library of simple extension methods that could be useful for data generation tasks
30 Oct 2017
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter
“Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!” - LEWIS CARROLL
13 Apr 2018
Member 4201813
Applying theory of linear random generators to System.Random to navigate random stream
20 Apr 2019
Peter Occil
Discusses many ways applications can do random number generation and sampling from an underlying random number generator (RNG) and includes pseudocode for many of them.
20 Jun 2019
Peter Occil
Most apps that use random numbers care about either unpredictability, speed/high quality, or repeatability. This article explains the three kinds of RNGs and gives recommendations on each kind.
3 Dec 2013
Sal Razzaq
How to fairly pick items from a list