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Tips for golfing in Ruby

What general tips can you give for golfing in Ruby? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are specific to Ruby. (For example, "Remove comments" would not be ...
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Code-generator with unique characters

Challenge Your task is to write a piece of code that outputs another piece of code. That code must in turn output yet another code until the final code outputs the integer 1. The chain ends the first ...
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A rainbow of identity functions

Closely related: How high can you count? Challenge In your programming language of choice, write as many different identity programs/functions as possible, under the following constraints: Each ...
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Tips for golfing in Japt

Now that I'm thoroughly addicted to Code Golf, it's probably about time that I try to pick up a few golfing languages. Given that I play almost exclusively in JavaScript, Japt seems like the logical ...
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Alphabet printing challenge

This challenge is related Challenge Your task is to write as many programs/snippets as you can, where each one outputs/prints/ returns an alphabet. The first program must output the letter ...
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Tips for golfing in MATLAB

What general tips do you have for golfing in MATLAB? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to MATLAB (e.g. "remove comments" is ...
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Golfing Emoticons

Introduction Your challenge today (inspired by this challenge) is to write a number of snippets, functions or full programs each that output various ascii emoticons, without reusing characters. ...
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nimi ale lon toki pona! (Every word in Toki Pona!)

"nimi ale lon toki pona" is a song by YouTuber jan Misali which lists 137 common words in the constructed language Toki Pona. This challenge is not a duplicate of "How high can you ...
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Print strings without sharing characters

Edit: Allowed to reuse whitespaces. Your task is to write n programs (or functions, or bodies of functions without using parameters or the function names) in the same language. The kth program ...
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How high can you count in different languages?

Based on How high can you count? let us give an advantage to the polyglot people. Challenge: Your task is to write as many programs / functions / snippets as you can, where each one outputs / prints ...
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