I’m a huge Sudoku fan. Today, I’m releasing the first version of my new web app called Sudocle. The app has been inspired by Cracking the Cryptic, the world’s most popular YouTube channel about Sudoku and other logic puzzles, which I can highly recommend!
Sudocle offers the following features:
If you want to try Sudocle, I recommend using the online version, which is available at:
To play one of the puzzles featured on Cracking the Cryptic in Sudocle, just copy the puzzle’s ID from the CTC webapp and append it to the URL shown above.
For example, the “Miracle Sudoku” by Mitchell Lee, one of the most popular puzzles ever featured on the channel, has the following URL:
This URL becomes:
Here are some random screenshots (no spoilers!):
The name Sudoko is an abbreviation of the Japanese expression “Sūji wa dokushin ni kagiru” (数字は独身に限る), which can be translated to “the digits must be single” [Wikipedia]. Sūji means digits.
A monocle, a binocle, or a pair of binoculars are things that help people see.
Sudocle therefore helps people see digits 🤓😉
You can find Sudocle’s source code on GitHub. Contributions are welcome!
Have fun solving puzzles with Sudocle!