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Posted: June 5, 2011, 10:40 pm - IP Logged

I'm happy to announce that I just finished a site update that included the latest Lottery Post tool, and it is available to everyone.

The new tool is called the Lottery Combinations Generator, and it's purpose is to generate all possible combinations of lottery results for the parameters you specify.

Unlike the Full Wheels generator already available at Lottery Post, the Lottery Combinations Generator lets you specify almost any number matrix.  The reason its able to do that is that all of the combinations are generated on YOUR computer, not on the Lottery Post server, so there is no danger that someone will try to generate a mongo-huge number set and melt the server.

I've actually been working on this tool for a LONG time, and it has gone through several different iterations, but the technologies were never available to make it work fast enough to be up to our standards at Lottery Post.

With the latest Web browsers on the market -- Google Chrome, Firefox 4, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer 9 -- there is finally a cutting-edge technology available to really push the performance that can be achieved using just the browser.  This technology allows me to write multi-threaded JavaScripts, so that I can better utilize the processing power in your computer.  I'm happy enough with the current performance that I finished all the loose ends of the tool this week, and released it this evening.

However, I do want to issue a word of caution:  READ THE INTRODUCTION ON THE TOOL CAREFULLY.  If you are using Internet Explorer version 8 or lower (and many people do), you will need to be very careful about how many combinations you ask the tool to create.  Your Web browser just isn't capable of chunking huge numbers of combinations, and if you try something huge, you may have to force-close your browser.

For example, if an IE8 user tried creating all combinations in a 6/49 game (almost 14 million combinations), they could wait weeks and the browser would probably still be frozen trying to figure it out.  However, a Firefox 4 user could probably get the complete list generated the same day, maybe even within some number of minutes.  (I have no idea, actually, how long it would take, since I haven't tried it yet, but I have tried 6/40, and it was only a few minutes in Firefox.)

Again, read the intro on the tool.  Don't just skip past it.  There is lots of important and useful info there -- including browser recommendations and quirks.  (For example, Google Chrome is screaming fast, but there is currently a glitch in the browser that makes it pause for a while before displaying very big sets of combinations.  So I'd use Firefox 4 or Safari, or even Opera, before using the current version of Chrome for enormous sets.)

Overall, try things out using smaller sets, and increase the parameters gradually to see how your computer performs.

The direct link to the Lottery Combinations Generator is:  www.lotterypost.com/combinations

You can also find the tool listed in the Systems and Resources menus (in the blue menu bar), and it is shown on the Systems page and on the Sitemap.

Also, if you like the tool, please give the +1 and Like buttons a click, right next to the Generate Combinations button.

 

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    Posted: June 6, 2011, 6:46 am - IP Logged

    I'm happy to announce that I just finished a site update that included the latest Lottery Post tool, and it is available to everyone.

    The new tool is called the Lottery Combinations Generator, and it's purpose is to generate all possible combinations of lottery results for the parameters you specify.

    Unlike the Full Wheels generator already available at Lottery Post, the Lottery Combinations Generator lets you specify almost any number matrix.  The reason its able to do that is that all of the combinations are generated on YOUR computer, not on the Lottery Post server, so there is no danger that someone will try to generate a mongo-huge number set and melt the server.

    I've actually been working on this tool for a LONG time, and it has gone through several different iterations, but the technologies were never available to make it work fast enough to be up to our standards at Lottery Post.

    With the latest Web browsers on the market -- Google Chrome, Firefox 4, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer 9 -- there is finally a cutting-edge technology available to really push the performance that can be achieved using just the browser.  This technology allows me to write multi-threaded JavaScripts, so that I can better utilize the processing power in your computer.  I'm happy enough with the current performance that I finished all the loose ends of the tool this week, and released it this evening.

    However, I do want to issue a word of caution:  READ THE INTRODUCTION ON THE TOOL CAREFULLY.  If you are using Internet Explorer version 8 or lower (and many people do), you will need to be very careful about how many combinations you ask the tool to create.  Your Web browser just isn't capable of chunking huge numbers of combinations, and if you try something huge, you may have to force-close your browser.

    For example, if an IE8 user tried creating all combinations in a 6/49 game (almost 14 million combinations), they could wait weeks and the browser would probably still be frozen trying to figure it out.  However, a Firefox 4 user could probably get the complete list generated the same day, maybe even within some number of minutes.  (I have no idea, actually, how long it would take, since I haven't tried it yet, but I have tried 6/40, and it was only a few minutes in Firefox.)

    Again, read the intro on the tool.  Don't just skip past it.  There is lots of important and useful info there -- including browser recommendations and quirks.  (For example, Google Chrome is screaming fast, but there is currently a glitch in the browser that makes it pause for a while before displaying very big sets of combinations.  So I'd use Firefox 4 or Safari, or even Opera, before using the current version of Chrome for enormous sets.)

    Overall, try things out using smaller sets, and increase the parameters gradually to see how your computer performs.

    The direct link to the Lottery Combinations Generator is:  www.lotterypost.com/combinations

    You can also find the tool listed in the Systems and Resources menus (in the blue menu bar), and it is shown on the Systems page and on the Sitemap.

    Also, if you like the tool, please give the +1 and Like buttons a click, right next to the Generate Combinations button.

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      Posted: June 6, 2011, 6:59 am - IP Logged

      thanks

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        Posted: June 6, 2011, 9:04 am - IP Logged

        Sweet! Many Thanks Todd! Thumbs Up

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          Posted: June 6, 2011, 1:50 pm - IP Logged

          I'm happy to announce that I just finished a site update that included the latest Lottery Post tool, and it is available to everyone.

          The new tool is called the Lottery Combinations Generator, and it's purpose is to generate all possible combinations of lottery results for the parameters you specify.

          Unlike the Full Wheels generator already available at Lottery Post, the Lottery Combinations Generator lets you specify almost any number matrix.  The reason its able to do that is that all of the combinations are generated on YOUR computer, not on the Lottery Post server, so there is no danger that someone will try to generate a mongo-huge number set and melt the server.

          I've actually been working on this tool for a LONG time, and it has gone through several different iterations, but the technologies were never available to make it work fast enough to be up to our standards at Lottery Post.

          With the latest Web browsers on the market -- Google Chrome, Firefox 4, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer 9 -- there is finally a cutting-edge technology available to really push the performance that can be achieved using just the browser.  This technology allows me to write multi-threaded JavaScripts, so that I can better utilize the processing power in your computer.  I'm happy enough with the current performance that I finished all the loose ends of the tool this week, and released it this evening.

          However, I do want to issue a word of caution:  READ THE INTRODUCTION ON THE TOOL CAREFULLY.  If you are using Internet Explorer version 8 or lower (and many people do), you will need to be very careful about how many combinations you ask the tool to create.  Your Web browser just isn't capable of chunking huge numbers of combinations, and if you try something huge, you may have to force-close your browser.

          For example, if an IE8 user tried creating all combinations in a 6/49 game (almost 14 million combinations), they could wait weeks and the browser would probably still be frozen trying to figure it out.  However, a Firefox 4 user could probably get the complete list generated the same day, maybe even within some number of minutes.  (I have no idea, actually, how long it would take, since I haven't tried it yet, but I have tried 6/40, and it was only a few minutes in Firefox.)

          Again, read the intro on the tool.  Don't just skip past it.  There is lots of important and useful info there -- including browser recommendations and quirks.  (For example, Google Chrome is screaming fast, but there is currently a glitch in the browser that makes it pause for a while before displaying very big sets of combinations.  So I'd use Firefox 4 or Safari, or even Opera, before using the current version of Chrome for enormous sets.)

          Overall, try things out using smaller sets, and increase the parameters gradually to see how your computer performs.

          The direct link to the Lottery Combinations Generator is:  www.lotterypost.com/combinations

          You can also find the tool listed in the Systems and Resources menus (in the blue menu bar), and it is shown on the Systems page and on the Sitemap.

          Also, if you like the tool, please give the +1 and Like buttons a click, right next to the Generate Combinations button.

          Nice Todd...thank you !

          Good Luck Lep

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            Posted: June 6, 2011, 8:54 pm - IP Logged

            Finished!
            Calculation time: 6.178 seconds
            Load time: 37.251 seconds
            Total processing time: 43.429 seconds
            Numbers in set: 6
            Minimum number: 1
            Maximum number: 36
            Sample frequency: 1
            Display type: Non-scrolling
            Total combinations: 1,947,792

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            That was for Pick 6, 36 numbers, when I tried pick 6, 37 numbers or higher it crashed Firefox 4.01 on my WinXP computer.

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            The Sample Frequency is interesting, but was not used for this test.

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            It was very fast.

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              Posted: June 6, 2011, 9:07 pm - IP Logged

              thanks todd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                Posted: June 6, 2011, 9:20 pm - IP Logged

                BAM!!! great tool Todd many thanks or your help, beans

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                  Posted: June 7, 2011, 12:53 pm - IP Logged

                  This tool will be great.

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                    Posted: June 25, 2011, 3:57 pm - IP Logged

                    Finished!
                    Calculation time: 6.178 seconds
                    Load time: 37.251 seconds
                    Total processing time: 43.429 seconds
                    Numbers in set: 6
                    Minimum number: 1
                    Maximum number: 36
                    Sample frequency: 1
                    Display type: Non-scrolling
                    Total combinations: 1,947,792

                    ------------

                    That was for Pick 6, 36 numbers, when I tried pick 6, 37 numbers or higher it crashed Firefox 4.01 on my WinXP computer.

                    ------------------

                    The Sample Frequency is interesting, but was not used for this test.

                    ------------

                    It was very fast.

                    After trying to make my Pc faster by only software means, I have tried again:

                    Finished!
                    Calculation time: 6.029 seconds
                    Load time: 8.58 seconds
                    Total processing time: 14.609 seconds
                    Numbers in set: 6
                    Minimum number: 1
                    Maximum number: 36
                    Sample frequency: 1
                    Display type: Non-scrolling
                    Total combinations: 1,947,792
                    ------------------------------------------

                    It is better, i don't know if that really means that the Pc now is faster or just that Todd made his software faster.

                    I am still not able to make with this and Firefox a wheel bigger than a 6/36, a 6/37 or higher crashes Firefox.

                    I don't know if another-one of the browsers listed would do better with my Pc or not.

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                    I don't know why Firefox crashes on my Pc when trying to make 6/37 or higher instead of just taking a long time while making the combinations.

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                      Posted: July 20, 2011, 10:18 pm - IP Logged

                      When I tried generating combinations it said that the script would be affected to not run it..

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                        Posted: July 20, 2011, 10:51 pm - IP Logged

                        Very interesting...

                         

                        Thanks Todd!

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