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Questions tagged [multiple-holes]

Used for challenges that consist of multiple sub-challenges ("holes"), somehow combining the scores into one score. (Note: combining multiple unrelated challenges together is off-topic)

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No strings (or numbers) attached

If you like this, consider participating in: The Official Dyalog APL 2016 Year Game The monthly Dyalog APL 2017 Code Golf Challenge Make 12 snippets/expressions, in the same language, that result in ...
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9 Hole Challenge [closed]

The 9 Hole Challenge 9 code golfing challenges of varying difficulty. Penalties for using the same language more than once. The question will be updated with pars, hole champions and trophy winners....
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First code golf decathlon [closed]

Tasks All competitors try to solve the following list of 10 tasks: math Read a positive integer n from input and return the sum of the cubes of the first n non-negative integers. For input ...
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Cramming The Gramming - Twelve Task Tweet

Your boss just emailed you a list of 12 programming tasks he needs done as soon as possible. The tasks are simple enough but your boss, being a young software tycoon suckled by social networking, ...
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Different tasks, same characters

In this challenge, you need to solve 4 different tasks using the same set of characters. You can rearrange the characters, but you can't add or remove characters. The winner will be the submission ...
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OOP: Overlapping Oriented Programming

One of the lesser known programming paradigms which seems rather fitting for code golfing is Overlapping Oriented Programming (OOP) *. When writing partly identical code, many bytes can be saved by ...
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9-hole mini-golf: Text Manipulation

9-hole mini-golf: Description 9 (mostly fairly easy) code golfing challenges of varying difficulty Penalties for using the same language more than once All challenges about a specific theme (this ...
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Code Billiards (Levenshtein golf)

You must use one language to write programs that perform the following nine tasks, in any order you want. Convert an inputted number from base 10 to base 36. Sample input: ...
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The Interview: The Front Nine

The Interview: The Front Nine This is the first of a series of challenges inspired by programming job interview questions. You walk into the office where your potential future boss sits. "Come on in ...
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Swap program halves to test divisors

Four integer sequences In this challenge, you will test four different properties of a positive integer, given by the following sequences. A positive integer N is perfect (OEIS A000396), if the sum ...
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Golfing the Core

Note: although this is tagged as Python, other languages are permitted Challenge What you have to do is write the shortest functions to perform the same actions as the following Python 2 built in ...
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Golf Practice: CJam [closed]

This is a challenge about the the tricks and optimizations that can be used when golfing in CJam. CJam golfers may recognize many of the tricks involved. However, unfamiliar approaches and constructs ...
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Dyalog's International Problem Solving Competition (Phase I) – Code Golf Edition [closed]

Every year, Dyalog Ltd. holds a student competition. The challenge there is to write good APL code. However, this is a multiple-holes (common theme is manipulation of data of any type and structure, ...
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Make a better score than my students! [closed]

For the last day of the semester, I decided to have some fun with my students and I showed them Code Golf... poor guys, they're addicted now. The goal was to compete against the other students to ...