A generic term meaning the process by which text transformed into a more meaningful or clearer output. A typical example would be the transformation of a decimal into a particular currency format with the correct number of decimal places.

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My own snprintf implementation in C

I decided to make my own version of snprintf in C. I intentionally changed some things though. My version guarantees the buffer printed to will be null-terminated, ...
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Pretify JSON class -followup

This is a follow up to this question. This is an improved version in accordance to comments, suggestions and reviews. Is the namespace implementation proper? is the code readable? I didn't want to ...
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Prettify JSON class

It's not much, but I tried employing some of the things I learned yet never really got to use, since that kind of code isn't really needed where I work (for the most part). I tried making it as much C+...
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BigInteger formatting for endless tower defense game

I am working on an endless tower defense game in Unity. To keep track of money, damage, hitpoints and stuff like that I will be using BigInteger, which can ...
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itoa base function in C

This is a function that converts an integer value to a null-terminated string using the specified base and stores the result in a char array that I must allocate (...
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Custom Exception.ToString() formatter

I find the default Exception.ToString() formattig very difficult to read especially if there are inner exceptions involved. I guess everyone knows how it looks: <...
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Binary-octal-hexadecimal conversion table

I solved this exercise of displaying a table of numbers from 1 to 256 in binary, octal and hexadecimal. I made this program to convert from decimal to binary and took that binary number to convert to ...
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Formatting seconds as hours:minutes:seconds

This is basically my school homework and I want to know what to improve, and what not to do. The homework basically is this: You will get a input in seconds, which is supposed to be shown as H:MM:SS ...
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Formatting a CHANGES text file as HTML

I have a function which is used to convert text (a CHANGES file) into HTML for reading. The function is essentially line-based: if the line is of this type, do this thing; if some other type, do that ...
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Extendable format provider

I needed a better string formatting options like ToUpper and ToLower but I also wanted to be able to use the default formattings ...
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Exercism: clean and format a phone number in Clojure

Problem statement Phone Number Write a program that cleans up user-entered phone numbers so that they can be sent SMS messages. The rules are as follows: If the phone number is ...
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Exercise 1-22 from K and R: line folding

I'm currently learning C with K&R, i'm right now in the exercise 1-22, but it's a little... hard to understand (at least for me). It says: Write a program to "fold" long input lines into two ...
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Function that strips trailing '0's from a float

I'm writing an embedded application in C, and at one point I need to convert a float into an ASCII representation of that float, so I can send the ASCII over a serial port. The protocol the serial ...
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Simple login script

This is a simple login script using Bcrypt. Is there anything wrong with this code? It works and my page loads O.K, but could this be optimized for better speeds? ...
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K&R 1-20 Solution

I'm currently reading the infamous K&R C book and trying to solve Exercise 1-20. My solution looks kind of too simple, but it works. I've searched the web for different solutions, but they all are ...
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Displaying a String array in tabular format

I have an array of strings called theArray. All strings in theArray are of length 20. I wish to display this array in tabular ...
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Converting all cells to text

Microsoft Excel cells basically have two values: the formatted value that is shown to the user, and the actual value of the cell. These two values can be extremely different when the cell has certain ...
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Remove non-printable characters from string in Python 3

My aim is to print bytes string lines in Python 3, but truncate each line to a maximum width so that it fits the current terminal window. My first attempt was only ...
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Type safe variadic cout implementation

I use console a lot, so I thought this may help me. It's supposed to be simple, safe, and fast. Any ideas? http://ideone.com/INXub0 ...
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Helper function to format-output any type of variable

This question has already got some reviews, so I could partially improve my code: please look at my self-answer below, which also contains comments about the review. I'm frequently interested to ...
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Prime multiplication table

I am new to Ruby (1 year as hobby project on weekends) and solved a code challenge and it was not as good as they wanted. I want to know how i could make it better and how to make the structure better....
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Generating formatted multiplication tables in C++

I am self studying C++ from Robert Lafore's OOP in C++. I am solving the first exercise questions of chapter-3 loop and decisions. I've written three different codes using different approaches. I want ...
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Colorful output on terminal

I went from manually outputting escape codes in each string to creating a utility struct/class full of static functions and variables that needed to be initialized in source files (static private ...
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Basic JSON Representation in Rust

This week I started reading "The Rust Programming Language". As I reached the chapters on enumerations and pattern matching I felt I had enough material to put together a simple representation of JSON ...
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Timestamp function with millisecond precision

I want to be able to print timestamps with milliseconds precision and time_t doesn't provide this. I also want the code to be portable, so operating specific ...
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Printing binary trees

After writing this answer, I was inspired to try to design a more elegant solution to the problem of printing binary trees. And what better tool with which to seek elegance than Clojure? Overall ...
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Preventing numbers from showing up in scientific notation

We have a StreamBuffer class which is not inherited from std::ios_base (or some of it's derivatives such as ...
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Display calendar using a loop

Desired output: Can I get an shorter version of this code? My instructor just wants me to figure it out my self. ...
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Library assistant

HackerRank currently has '7 days of JavaScript' going, a quick intro into the JavaScript language. Every day a couple of challenges will be made available. One of the challenges of today was this: ...
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Syntax highlighter for HTML and PHP

I've created a JavaScript application to highlight the syntax of HTML and PHP. I know a lot of syntax highlighter are available nowadays, I just created to extend my knowledge in JS and regular ...
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Custom currency format

I have the following code for currency formatting ...
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Document formatting markup engine in Postscript

I've been rewriting this same sort of thing off and on over the years, but finally here's the "perfected" monstrosity. Some kruft in the middle with attempting to predict the number of spaces that ...
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Printing a nested data structure in Clojure

I wrote the following code which transforms a nested data structure ...
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Converting an angle in degrees to a pretty string representing it in radians

Given an angle in degrees, output a pretty string representation of its value in radians as a fraction. Where pretty means: Simplified as much as possible. With no unnecessary ones. Using the ...
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Pretty printing degrees input to radians

I'm mostly concerned about edge cases, although I think I dealt with them all. Improvements on code quality would also be much appreciated. ...
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Use va_list to format a string

I wrote a function that basically works like sprintf, but instead returns the formatted string (std::string). I haven't worked ...
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Printing an array in columns

I'm trying to define a function which takes an array and prints it to a predefined total width in as many columns as needed. Think of the way ls prints files for ...
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Convert data back-and-forth between CSV files and pretty-print

I wrote a script to convert CSV files in human readable format and vice versa. Human readable format is achieved like so: ...
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JLabel formatting on GPA calculator

I am currently working on a GPA Calculator side project over holiday break to become more familiar with Swing, but I find the number formatting is more complicated than in regular Java. At the moment ...
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Formatted print without the need to specify type matching specifiers using _Generic

This code allows printing in C with a style similar to C++ ostream. By using _Generic() (see ...
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K&R 1-21 write an “entab” program

From K&R exercise 1-21, Write a program entab that replaces strings of blanks by the minimum number of tabs and blanks to achieve the same spacing. Use the same tab stops as for detab. ...
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Function to format the local time

This is a statement that I use a lot in my code base: (LocalDateTime.now()).format(DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("ssmmHHddMMMuu")) Should I create a static method ...
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Format of hexeditor

Is there a cleaner way to write this code? It's the start of a hexeditor I'm creating. I'm aware that the variables aren't descriptive, this is just a test run for when I imbed it into a File ...
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Parsing users from a list of commands for email notifications

I want to make a list of the last words on each line of a file that looks like this: ...
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Print multiplication tables

Write a function that given a max argument will print a nicely aligned multiplication tables, for example, if max = 8 ...
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String formatting of unit types

I have a units of measure library that I added string formatting to. Here is sample code: ...
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Centering a line of text

I need a procedure that "centers" a string inside a string that is consecutive characters of a fixed length. For instance, ...
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Function to wrap words in a text editor without breaking them

These are 3 functions I created in C language to read in a text file, remove the carriage returns from it in order to display on the screen, and display the file on screen wrapped with the words of ...
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Formatting “Bond, JAMES (Mr)”

I need to call this function over a big dataset. I need it to be as efficient as possible but still be readable. Can I make it anymore efficient by using a different function for capitalize or blank ...