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Tips for golfing in Python
What general tips do you have for golfing in Python? I'm looking for ideas which can be applied to code-golf problems and which are also at least somewhat specific to Python (e.g. "remove comments" is ...
Print a Tabula Recta!
The Tabula Recta (sometimes called a 'Vigenere Table'), was created by Johannes Trithemius, and has been used in several ciphers, including all variants of Bellaso's Vigenere cipher and the Trithemius ...
Tips for golfing in C
What general tips do you have for golfing in C? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to C (e.g. "remove comments" is not an ...
Print this diamond
This question has been spreading like a virus in my office. There are quite a variety of approaches: Print the following: ...
Scream very loudly
Write a script that outputs A to stdout infinitely. There should be no newlines or separators between the characters. Standard loopholes apply. This is code-golf. ...
Implement the Thanos sorting algorithm
The sorting algorithm goes like this: While the list is not sorted, snap half of all items (remove them from the list). Continue until the list is sorted or only one item remains (which is sorted by ...
Find the needle in the haystack
Given a rectangular haystack of size at least 2x2 composed of all the same printable ASCII characters, output the location (counting from the top-left) of the needle which is a different character. ...
Find the longest word in an array
Your challenge is to take an array of strings and output the longest string in the array. So for ["tiny", "small", "bigger", "biggest"] the output would be ...
Decode the string
This is my first challenge on ppcg! Input A string consisting of two different ascii characters. For example ABAABBAAAAAABBAAABAABBAABA Challenge The task is ...
Sort odd numbers first
Rearrange a given list such that all the odd numbers appear before all the even numbers. Besides for this requirement, the output list may be in any order. The input will only contain integers, but ...
Subtract the next numbers
Description Subtract the next P numbers from a N number. The next number of N is N + 1. Look at the examples to get what I mean. Examples: ...
Difference should make no difference
Your company lately hired a new bunch of extremely dedicated sysadmins. They feel that just watching computer screens is quite limiting (I mean, 60Hz refresh rate is just NOT enough), so they hooked ...
Can Pac-Man Eat This String?
In the arcade version of the game, Pac-Man eats pac-dots. However, in this challenge, he's hungry for alphanumeric characters and punctuation in a string. Your task is to create a function that feeds ...
Element-wise string multiplication
Inspired by this challenge (thanks @cairdcoinheringaahing for the title!), your task is to take two printable ASCII strings and multiply them element-wise with the following rules. How does it work? ...
Make every other vowel uppercase
Given a lower case string. Ex: s = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz' The goal is to make every other vowel uppercase. Desired output here: ...