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A competition to solve a particular problem through the usage and manipulation of strings.

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Mixed up output [duplicate]

Write a function or program that outputs the following lines <input> time: ...
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Random Sentence Generator

Write the shortest program you can in any language that reads a context-free grammar from and the number of sentences to produce from stdin, and generates that many ...
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Finish a symmetrical map

You are given one-quarter of a map that is symmetrical over the x- and y-axes as input. The program should print the complete map. The map can contain the following characters: ...
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Sum of integers in string, separated by non-numericals such as 'a' and 'Y'

Create a program which sums all integers found in a string which is set as a variable in the program (thus, the program doesn't have to handle any input). The integer numbers are separated by non-...
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Chris Pine's "Deaf Grandma"

I'm a mentor at RubyLearning and one of the exercises we give to our students is the "Deaf Grandma" exercise from Chris Pine's book "Learn to Program". Here's the description: Write a Deaf Grandma ...
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Reverse stdin and place on stdout

Requirements: Take an input on stdin including new lines / carriage returns of unlimited length (only bounded by system memory; that is, there is no inherent limit in the program.) Output the reverse ...
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Finding "sub-palindromes".

The shortest code that finds all unique "sub-palindromes" of a string, that is: any substring with length > 1 that is a palindrome. eg.1 ...
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