44 questions linked to/from 1, 2, Fizz, 4, Buzz
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### "Hello, World!"

So... uh... this is a bit embarrassing. But we don't have a plain "Hello, World!" challenge yet (despite having 35 variants tagged with hello-world, and counting). While this is not the most ...
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### Showcase of Languages

Notes This thread is open and unlocked only because the community decided to make an exception. Please do not use this question as evidence that you can ask similar questions here. Please do not ...
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### Is this number a prime?

Believe it or not, we do not yet have a code golf challenge for a simple primality test. While it may not be the most interesting challenge, particularly for "usual" languages, it can be nontrivial in ...
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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 ...
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### Simple cat program

One of the most common standard tasks (especially when showcasing esoteric programming languages) is to implement a "cat program": read all of STDIN and print it to STDOUT. While this is named after ...
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### Is this even or odd?

Note: There is not been a vanilla parity test challenge yet (There is a C/C++ one but that disallows the ability to use languages other than C/C++, and other non-vanilla ones are mostly closed too), ...
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### Tips for golfing in JavaScript

What general tips do you have for golfing in JavaScript? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to JavaScript (e.g. "remove ...
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### High throughput Fizz Buzz

Fizz Buzz is a common challenge given during interviews. The challenge goes something like this: Write a program that prints the numbers from 1 to n. If a number is divisible by 3, write Fizz instead....
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### Collatz Conjecture (OEIS A006577)

This is the Collatz Conjecture (OEIS A006577): Start with an integer n > 1. Repeat the following steps: If n is even, divide it by 2. If n is odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1. It is proven that ...
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### The vanilla factorial challenge

Task Given a non-negative integer $n$, evaluate the factorial $n!$. The factorial is defined as follows: $$n!=\begin{cases}1 & n=0\\n\times(n-1)!&n>0\end{cases}$$ Rules All default I/...
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### Tips for golfing in Java

Are there any useful shortcuts that can be used in Java? As shown below, import already adds at least 17 characters to a program. ...
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### Fibonacci + Fizz Buzz = Fibo Nacci!

Fibonacci + FizzBuzz = Fibo Nacci! Your challenge is to create a Fibo Nacci program! A Fibo Nacci program outputs the first 100 Fibonacci numbers (starting from 1). If the Fibonacci number is ...
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### Tips for golfing in PowerShell

What general tips do you have for golfing in Windows PowerShell? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to PowerShell (e.g. "...
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### The Smart Person's Mirage

Once upon a time, I was reading this question/answer on Quora Are there really programmers with computer science degrees who cannot pass the FizzBuzz test This code is given as the obvious answer <...
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