Programming-Idioms

Implementation
Scala

Be concise.

Be useful.

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Please try to avoid dependencies to third-party libraries and frameworks.

Other implementations
x.get((int)(Math.random()*x.size()))
x[Math.floor(Math.random() * x.length)]
import random
random.choice(x)
import "math/rand"
x[rand.Intn(len(x))]
#include <stdlib.h>
x[rand() % x_length];
\$x[ array_rand(\$x) ]
my @x = ('a', 'list', 'of', 'random', 'items');
print \$x[rand @x];
import std.random;
x.randomSample(1);
x[new Random().nextInt(x.length)];
element := x[random(length(x))];
uses classes;
element := x.Items[random(x.count)];
import System.Random (randomR)
(\l g -> l !! fst (randomR (0, length l) g))
Enum.random(x)
https://github.com/inaka/erlang-katana
ktn_random:pick(X)
lists:nth(rand:uniform(length(X)), X).
x[math.random(#x)]
x.sample
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
x[new Random().Next(x.Count)];
import "math/rand"
func pickT(x []T) T {
return x[rand.Intn(len(x))]
}
use rand::{self, Rng};
(rand-nth x)
import System.Random (randomRIO)
(l !!) <\$> randomRIO (0, length l - 1)
#include <random>
std::mt19937 gen;
std::uniform_int_distribution<size_t> uid (0, x.size () - 1);
x[uid (gen)];
extern crate rand;