Questions tagged [duct-tape-coding]

Duct tape coding involves creating a program to accomplish a certain task, simply by copying and pasting source code from a StackExchange site.

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Duct Tape a Regex Decider

Your task is to create a program that determines whether a given string is a valid regular expression or not using code snippets sourced from sites on the StackExchange network. For the purposes of ...
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Ducttape the Ducttape

Your boss has found out that quite a bunch of his employees (including you) like to steal code from others. He ordered you to write him a program that he can use to find people who steal code from ...
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“Write” a simple calculator without writing a single line of code

It's very easy: Create a program without writing a single line of code. The code may only consist of existing Stack Overflow questions and answers. The program should create two random numbers and ...
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Duct Tape some sorting

Your job is to make a sorting algorithm. The catch, you must copy it from Stack Overflow. Your program will take an input array (or equivalency), and output a sorted permutation of the array. Your ...
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Duct tape can fix Mother's Day

Based on the Duct tape can fix anything question, that was too broad, with very similar rules. Only this time the objective is very specific: The challenge Your mission is to make a program that ...
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Duct tape can fix anything [closed]

Overview This challenge was inspired by this StackOverflow Meta post. In it, @hakre says: I've seen a project really written by Stackoverflow (a noob copies together from SO here and SO there), ...