Builtins::rand(3) Pseudo-random signed integer generator


Int rand( )


rand() returns a pseudo-random signed integer in the range +/- (2**31)-1

You must call Builtins.srand(3kaya) before the first call to this function in a program.

 for i in [1..5] {
     putStr(rand()+" ");

Gives: 1995772607 -612336503 -885735441 457910745 1875493919

The rand() function is a low-quality but fast generator - for better quality numbers, use the optional Lfrand(3kaya) module or for cryptographic purposes, your computer's hardware RNG.


Kaya standard library by Edwin Brady, Chris Morris and others ([email protected]). For further information see http://kayalang.org/


The Kaya standard library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (version 2.1 or any later version) as published by the Free Software Foundation.


The Builtins.srand(3kaya) function

The Lfrand(3kaya) module