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Lots of Ways to Use Math.random() in JavaScript

Math.random() is an API in JavaScript. It is a function that gives you a random number. The number returned will be between 0 (inclusive, as in, it’s possible for an actual 0 to be returned) and 1 (exclusive, as in, it’s not possible for an actual 1 to be returned).

Math.random(); // returns a random number lower than 1

This is incredibly useful for gaming, animations, randomized data, generative art, random text generation, and more! It can be used for … Read article “Lots of Ways to Use Math.random() in JavaScript”


How To Generate a Random Color in JavaScript

Here’s a quicky (there is a PHP version too):

var randomColor = Math.floor(Math.random()*16777215).toString(16);

See the Pen
Generate New Random Hex Color with JavaScript
by Chris Coyier (@chriscoyier)
on CodePen.

If you’d prefer they are a bit more pleasing or need to generator colors that work together, we have an article about that. … Read article “How To Generate a Random Color in JavaScript”