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re: Daily Challenge #128 - Blackjack Scorer
Python, with a couple assumptions: ["A","10","A"] should ...
re: Daily Challenge #128 - Blackjack Scorer
"closest to 21"? I'm guessing you mean "Closest to 21 with...
re: 20 Reasons to Move On from Java 8
Important to remember that Java 9 introduced breaking chang...
re: Daily Challenge #88 - Recursive Ninjas
Java public static void chirp(int i) { ...
re: What is your comment about this programming language syntax?
What problem is this language trying to solve?
re: Use the Pomodoro Method to Your Advantage as a Developer
I've been reading a book about this, from the Pragmatic Pro...
re: Daily Challenge #80 - Longest Vowel Change
import re def longTokenLength(s): return max([len(x) f...
re: What was your first programming language and why?
I don't think so. With a modern computer and operating sys...
re: What was your first programming language and why?
Applesoft Basic. It came with the Apple //e, and that's th...
re: Daily Challenge #13 - Twice Linear
Not familiar with nim. It looks like result is a list, and...
re: Daily Challenge #13 - Twice Linear
For n = 100,000 , on an ok laptop, it runs in roughly 45 se...
re: Daily Challenge #13 - Twice Linear
This fails for larger values of n. For n = 100, for instan...
re: Daily Challenge #11 - Cubic Numbers
def cubic(x): total = 0 tmp = x whi...
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
Old enough to remember using peek and poke in Applesoft Bas...
re: The Coolest Programming Language Features
I liked Venkat Subramaniam's book, "Programming Groovy". H...
re: The Coolest Programming Language Features
Have you tried Groovy? It has most of what you list here, ...
re: How to learn to code in Java: why you should and where to start
Have you tried Groovy? If I were trying to teach someone t...
re: Change your perspective
This made me think of metaprogramming in groovy. You could...
re: Recursion Algorithm Practice: Fibonacci Sequence Generator
They want to see that you understand memoization, and that ...
re: Daily Coding Problem #2
In python 2.7, no division, O(n) time. The tradeoff is usi...
re: Fibonacci: Recursion vs Iteration
It's also a good opportunity to talk about tail recursion, ...
re: Is front-end development having an identity crisis?
"We forgive back-end developers for not knowing CSS and int...
re: Hot Code Reloading in Elixir
This put me in mind of the Windows Installer service, oddly...
re: Going Cloud
This sounds like GNU Screen, which is cool when you don't w...
re: I have $1,000 for use for technical stuff provided by my company, what should I get?
A Safari subscription.
re: Note-taking software - Investigation
I've been using Tiddlywiki for awhile, like it quite a bit....
re: What would you like your first programming language to be (or have been)?
I started with Applesoft Basic, which is what you got with ...
re: Why all this hate about Python?
If I were going to complain about syntax, I'd start with me...
re: Secret Message
I wondered if I could do better performance-wise, based on ...
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