Last Worked On
12th December, 2006.
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
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An infinite numbers of monkeys with typewriters could write all of Shakespeare's works. That's how the saying goes. So, is it true ... ?
Infinite Monkeys simulates a large number of monkeys (one monkey per thread; total number of monkeys depends on the capacity of the host machine) typing random characters and outputs the data to files. The size and number of files per monkey is user-specified.
There are a few reasons why this application exists:
1. This application was done for a radio show.
2. This is what I was using (minus the polish) before I wrote Fragger to test disk fragmentation as I was writing my own disk defragger.
3. No-one else has done this. I'm all about the niche.
Incidentally, the application sticks to the "monkey" metaphor. The reason for this is obvious; I could have easily gone with a more technical term or design which would, in some eyes, validate the application much more so than a mere parable. But those 'eyes' are idiots, aren't they? Thus, this application stays the way it is.