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How do I implement a key listener in Java?
HenryZelonka1 (91)

I'm coding a snake game in Java.
Does anyone now how to add a key listener?

Answered by SixBeeps (5627) [earned 5 cycles]
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SixBeeps (5627)

To start, your class needs to implement the KeyListener interface. Then, you can override the keyPressed method to handle key events. So, your code should look something like this: