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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 ...
546 votes
239 answers
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Showcase of Languages

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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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Print 0 to 100 without 1-9 characters

Print 0 to 100 without using characters 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 in your code. Seperator of numbers can be comma, whitespace or newline. Shortest code wins.
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152 answers
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Draw an asterisk triangle

Inspired by a task for programming 101 here's a task that hopefully isn't too easy or is a duplicate (kinda hard to search for things like this). Input: A positive integer ...
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Tips for golfing in Perl?

What general tips do you have for golfing in Perl? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to Perl (e.g. "remove comments" is not ...
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Tips for golfing in PHP

What general tips do you have for golfing in PHP? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to PHP (e.g. "remove comments" is not ...
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51 answers
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The Squiggly Sequence

All credits to Adnan for coming up with this challenge. My last challenge, before I go on break. Task Given positive integer n, if ...
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Write an interpreter for 99

99 (pronounced "ninety-nine") is a brand new Esoteric programming language (not to be confused with 99, note the italics). Your task in this challenge is to write an interpreter for 99 that ...
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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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Tips for Golfing in T-SQL

What general tips do you have for golfing in T-SQL? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to T-SQL. Please post one tip per ...
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crossed out 44 is still regular 44 ;(

Introduction On March 24th, 2015 @isaacg golfed his Pyth answer from 44 to 42 bytes. Since a crossed out 44 (44) looks a lot like a regular 44, @Optimizer made the following comment: striked out ...
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Tips for golfing in Pip

Pip is an imperative golfing language with infix operators. It also borrows some features from functional and array programming. What general tips do you have for golfing in Pip? I'm looking for ...
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