Advent of Code 2019 Solutions (25 Part Series)
Day 2 is in the books! And surprisingly, we're into pseudo-interpreter territory already!
We need to slingshot ourselves around the moon, but the computer that calculates our trajectory has sadly exploded. Given our current data and the specs for that machine, we need to build ourselves a new IntCode interpreter.
It's surprising to me to see a psuedo-assembly converter so early in the Advent of Code, but this one turned out to be vaguely straightforward. Most of my personal problems stemmed from input validation. (If you're a newbie, let me assure you that input validation is almost always something that will slow you down. This goes triply for anyone learning a new language!)
Part 2 luckily doesn't require a whole lot of extra logic, but it has a bit of "optimization" and "compartmentalization" to keep tabs on.
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