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re: Pirrigator, part 7: Problems emerge
Update: I successfully modified the circuit board to contro...
re: Pirrigator, part 6: In for a penny...
Oh thanks Michael, that's a great idea. Will try to link th...
re: Pirrigator, part 3. Being a newbie and writing bad code.
Update: I got the SPI stuff working in Rust and can now rea...
re: Pirrigator
I run Arch on my laptop and it was just a matter of keeping...
re: AoC Day 25: Four-Dimensional Adventure
Last year's Christmas Day was a couple of bonus stars with ...
re: Every developers 'oh my god I get it' moment.
A relatively recent one for me would be Erik Meijer talking...
re: AoC Day 24: Immune System Simulator 20XX
Yes I find that annoying. But I guess it's like the real wo...
re: AoC Day 24: Immune System Simulator 20XX
I got it in the end. I missed the sentence "If it cannot de...
re: AoC Day 24: Immune System Simulator 20XX
Part 2 Find the minimum boost that lets the rein...
re: AoC Day 24: Immune System Simulator 20XX
Part 1 It's another iterative simulation with a ...
re: AoC Day 24: Immune System Simulator 20XX
I've only done the parsing so far but it warrants a look al...
re: AoC Day 23: Experimental Emergency Teleportation
Yesterday's was tough and if I'm honest I'm getting tired. ...
re: AoC Day 22: Mode Maze
Ah, a proper coding puzzle again after the last couple of d...
re: AoC Day 20: A Regular Map
Oh no, I've spent 19 days avoiding regular expressions! Th...
re: AoC Day 19: Go With the Flow
Had our office Christmas lunch yesterday, with a few whiski...
re: AoC Day 17: Reservoir Research
Thirsty elves! As a Scotsman a lack of drinking water is an...
re: AoC Day 17: Reservoir Research
After I failed twice your solution inspired me, so thanks! ...
re: AoC Day 18: Settlers of The North Pole
Yawn. It was a relief to get something solvable after the p...
re: AoC Day 15: Beverage Bandits
Agreed, I was reading the description over and over looking...
re: AoC Day 16: Chronal Classification
Machine simulations have come up before in Advent of Code a...
re: The new MacBook Pros are overpriced
I'm with you. I was briefly a Mac user in the very early da...
re: AoC Day 15: Beverage Bandits
I kind of got it to work in the end. With a fudge I got the...
re: AoC Day 15: Beverage Bandits
The lack of discussion here makes me think everyone is havi...
re: AoC Day 14: Chocolate Charts
You're right. So I could have optimised a tiny bit more by ...
re: AoC Day 14: Chocolate Charts
Today's is a low-level one. Might be interesting to do it i...
re: AoC Day 13: Mine Cart Madness
Half way, and we have a puzzle that just needs cranked thro...
re: AoC Day 13: Mine Cart Madness
Really interesting how yours is very much the same concept ...
re: AoC Day 12: Subterranean Sustainability
Ahhh, a one-dimensional Conway's Game of Life. Part 1 is e...
re: AoC Day 10: The Stars Align
This one was quite interesting. Integrating moving points o...
re: AoC Day 9: Marble Mania
Circular data structures always come up in Advent of Code. ...
re: AoC Day 8: Memory Maneuver
I was missing parser combinators so came back and did day 8...
re: AoC Day 7: The Sum of Its Parts
I was convinced at first I could sort the steps like this: ...
re: AoC Day 8: Memory Maneuver
Agreed, today's was much simpler. My Kotlin: package adv...
re: AoC Day 6: Chronal Coordinates
From my github: I'm starting to see what's going on here. ...
re: AoC Day 5: Alchemical Reduction
Ugh, I hated this one, mainly because I took a completely w...
re: AoC Day 3: No Matter How You Slice It
Ah, regexes and string splitting. The One True Way to parse...
re: AoC Day 2: Inventory Management System
There's an enhanced form of markdown for code blocks: tripl...
re: AoC Day 2: Inventory Management System
The lack of frequencies didn't bother me - it's easy to add...
re: AoC Day 2: Inventory Management System
Enjoyed this one. My Kotlin solution: package adventofco...
re: AoC Day 1: Chronal Calibration
I'm enjoying reading everyone's solutions. After doing last...
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