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HoDoKu Reviews

HoDoKu is a sudoku helper written in Java and available in English and German.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about HoDoKu and what they use it for.
  • How should I proceed?
    If I'm solving in Hodoku it's easy enough to switch to full notation (Options | Show All Candidates | click "no"), but my usual pencil/pen/eraser on paper takes slightly more effort. - Source: Reddit / 10 days ago
  • Sudoku books
    Download/install Hodoku (Free, as in 'beer'; will run on Mac/Windows/Linux - it's a Java .jar file (also available as a Windows executable file). - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • What's next? And -- any advice for finding chains?
    Hodoku { hopefully your familiar with it }. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • a hint would be much appreciated
    There are a couple, yeah! HoDoKu and SudokuWiki are my go-to websites, and Sudoku Swami is the best YouTuber around IMO. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Where to play?
    Cracking the cryptic discord: Hodoku - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Is this unsolvable? It has me and several friends stumped.
    This puzzle needs so many complex chains and other very advanced techniques that may as well consider it unsolvable. As others have said it has a unique solution and good computer solvers can give you a sequence of logical steps to solve it. But some of the steps are so complex that they are almost impossible to spot. HoDoku's solver uses techniques rated "unfair" eight times:. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Unique Rectangle Flowchart
    Hey, don't think anything like this has been made before (probably for good, it's very messy). So I have been playing sudoku for a while, but recently discovered HoDoKu and Sudoku Swami which motivated me to learn more advanced techniques. I was understanding each type of UR when I would use the learn mode on HoDoKu. However, when I would go to play an actual puzzle, I had a hard time remembering which type paired... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • What would be the best way to run a .jar file on Android phone?
    I want to run the hoduku.jar file on Android. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • What's the best app to use?
    Check it out here: - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Stuck on this one, what is next?
    When I started learning a lot of these techniques, I used Hodoku. Shortly after I downloaded Andoku from the Google Play Store and started solving puzzles in that. It has a lot of really helpful tutorials for techniques. Those techniques (hints) available while solving scale to the difficulty, e.g. You won't learn about Jellyfish while solving Easy puzzles. Andoku also has the ability to compute candidates for you... - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Any apps that have cells pre-notated?
    1) For PC / web there is Hodoku and I'll shamelessly plug a standalone app I made here. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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