Category Archives: Challenge

CodeJam, a lesson in Haskell IO

As you may know yesterday took place the qualification round for the Google Code Jam contest. While it’s start time was around 2AM in my timezone I felt pretty excited to participate, given that my objective was to use Haskell … Continue reading

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Flavius Josephus in Haskell

My first Haskell solution for a programming praxis challenge, and this time I almost nailed it. Almost, because even with a clear specification of the expected result I still managed to lose focus for a moment, and went for a … Continue reading

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Bingo game in Io language

This is the third chronological challenge from ProgrammingPraxis, and this challenge took the most time to complete given I it was the first program I wrote in the Io language

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Prototype based object oriented programming in PHP

The other day I’ve found this interestingly controversial submission on reddit and I must admit that after taking a quick look at the code, I ran of for some eye bleach to erase that image from my mind. While I … Continue reading

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Sieve of Eratosthenes in PHP

As mentioned in my last article, I started doing some challenges from the Programming Praxis website. And here comes my PHP solution to the second challenge.

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RPN Calculator in PHP

I’ve found this nice little blog a couple of days ago called Programming Praxis (it’s in my blogroll as well) which poses a series of programming challenges. The challenges found there are much more interesting than the other usual ones … Continue reading

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