114 votes

Print a Tabula Recta!

Vim, 25 23 bytes :h<_↵jjYZZP25@='Ypx$p'↵ Where is the Return key. ...
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91 votes
Accepted

Diagonal Alphabet

Charcoal, 2 bytes ↘β Try it online! How? β - the lowercase alphabet ↘ - direction Exactly the kind of challenge for ...
66 votes

Print/Output the L-phabet

Excel, 19,604 bytes =CHAR(64+MAX(COLUMN(),ROW())) Paste this formula in A1, then drag all over ...
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62 votes

Create an Alphabet Song

Bash (+coreutils), 81, 87, 82, 78 bytes Uses the man page for X, as the source of words. Golfed ...
  • 8,406
42 votes

Print/Output the L-phabet

Vim, 43 bytes :h<_↵jjYZZPqqlmaYp`ajyl:norm v0r♥"↵`ajq25@q Here represents Return (...
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41 votes

Alphabet triangle

Vim, 37 bytes :h<_↵↵↵YZZPP$xqqxYpGP√2G$A♥-€k$q24@qJ Legend ↵ = Return √ = Ctrl+V ♥ = Ctrl+R € = Escape
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41 votes

Type the Alphabet - as fast as you can!

HTML (JavaScript (ES6)), 129 126 117 bytes ...
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39 votes

Print an alphabet wave

C, 60 bytes main(i){for(;i<703;)putchar(i++%27?65+(i/27+i%27%2)%26:10);}
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37 votes

Type the Alphabet - as fast as you can!

6502 machine code (C64 PAL), 189 165 bytes ...
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36 votes

Create an Alphabet Song

Python 2, 88 77 bytes -11 bytes thanks to xnor (avoid the zip by traversing the string and counting c up from 65) ...
34 votes
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Print a Tabula Recta!

05AB1E, 6 5 bytes Thanks to Downgoat for saving 1 byte. Code: ADv=À Explanation: ...
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33 votes

Pointlessly make your way down the alphabet

Dyalog APL Extended, 4 bytes ⌽∘⍳¨ Try it online! ...
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31 votes

Create an Alphabet Song

Bash, 78, 69 bytes Aardvarks, Babushkas and Kamikazes ! Golfed sed -nr '/^[a-z]{9}$/s/(.)/\u\1 is for &/p'</u*/*/*/words|sort -uk1,1 EDITS Got rid of grep, ...
  • 8,406
30 votes

Print a Tabula Recta!

Python 2, 59 57 53 bytes a=range(65,91)*27 a[::-27]=[10]*26 print bytearray(a) Thanks to @xsot for -4 bytes!
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30 votes

Alphabet triangle

Logo, 232 207 196 190 bytes Did somebody say triangles? Get out your compass and protractor, and let's do this the graphical way. The geometry uses an equilateral triangle to align the results. I ...
  • 1,091
30 votes

NATO phonetic spelling can take long

SageMath, 260 255 253 247 246 241 236 234 233 231 bytes ...
28 votes

Print/Output the L-phabet

Jelly, 6 bytes ØA»'j⁷ Try it here. If only I hadn’t been lazy yesterday and implemented that one-byte alternative to j⁷ (join ...
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28 votes

Alphabet Diamond

Vim, 62, 60 keystrokes :se ri|h<_<cr>jjYZZPqqx$pYpq26@qdjyH:g/^/m0<cr>VP:%norm DPA<C-v><C-r>"<C-v><esc>x<cr> ...
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27 votes

Output the alphabet, the ALPHABET, or just a character

Pyth, 10 bytes h/#z[GrG1z Test suite We start by constructing a list with 3 elements: the lowercase alphabet, the uppercase alphabet, and the input. (...
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25 votes

A very long Terza Rima

JavaScript (ES6), 51 50 49 bytes Saved 1 byte thanks to @l4m2 f=(n=45358)=>n%63?f(n-1333)+n.toString(36)+' ':'' Try it online! How? We start with n = 45358 (yzy ...
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23 votes
Accepted

Output the alphabet, the ALPHABET, or just a character

TeaScript, 5 bytes xN(0) TeaScript has a (almost) built-in for this :D Try it online (note: the online interpreter has been updated to TeaScript v3 so in which ...
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22 votes

Encode the alphabet cipher

05AB1E, 11 6 bytes Code: Ç4+€¦J Explanation: First, we convert the string to their ASCII values. codegolf would become: <...
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22 votes

Make an alphabet searchlight!

R, 67 55 bytes for(i in 26:1)cat(rep(" ",i-1),LETTERS[i:1]," ",sep="") Try it online!
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22 votes

Make some Alphabet Rain

6502 machine code (C64), 113 bytes ...
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22 votes

Alphabet Staircase

Python 2, 36 bytes i=1 exec'print chr(i+96)*i;i+=1;'*26 Try it online!
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21 votes

Print the Russian Cyrillic alphabet

Рапира (Rapira), 172 142 bytes ВЫВОД: "АаБбВвГгДдЕеЁёЖжЗзИиЙйКкЛлМмНнОоПпСсТтУуФфХхЦцЧчШшЩщЪъЫыЬьЭэЮюЯя" Try it online! Just for fun, given the challenge....
  • 1,950
20 votes

Print a Tabula Recta!

///, 220 bytes ...
20 votes

Enumerate a Cell Notation

Microsoft Excel, 43 Bytes. =COLUMN(INDIRECT(A1))&" "&ROW(INDIRECT(A1)) I couldn't help myself, I just had to use the right tool for the job. ...
  • 8,495
20 votes
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Make an alphabet searchlight!

05AB1E, 7 bytes Code: ₂žp.s1Λ Uses the 05AB1E encoding. Try it online! Explanation ...
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19 votes

Print/Output the L-phabet

Dyalog APL, 11 bytes ⎕A[∘.⌈⍨⍳26] A[...] pick elements from the uppercase alphabet ...
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