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Is it Friday yet?

This is the first program that I have written in my C++ saga that I actually think is useful. The description for this assignment is kinda long and mundane though: Write a program that inputs a ...
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Recursive BubbleSort Not Working [on hold]

For some reason my recursive bubblesort function won't work anymore. This was a homework assignment that I had worked when the homework was due, but now I'm getting what looks like a memory error. ...
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Filter by a transformed list, then untransform the result

Both exercises have a common pattern of "filter by a transformed list, then untransform the result". See skip and localMaxima. ...
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Applying scalar multiplication to matrix

This is one of my first programs in C. Please review and help me improve it. I create a matrix and apply scalar multiplication on it. Then I print the result. ...
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Simple TakeOut Menu

This is for my intro level C++ class. This is the assignment: Write a program that displays a takeout menu from which a user can place an order. The program begins by displaying the menu and ...
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Output digits of a number

This is a simple C++ program I had to write for class. It prompts the user to input an integer and then outputs both the individual digits of the number and the sum of the digits. How do I improve ...
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User input for student grades is too verbose

I need some help with this beginner C++ program (it's an assignment). How can I use a single variable and make the program get the six inputs I need instead of using a variable for each input? ...
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Compute the number of molecules

I would like my program to be reviewed. I had to write a simple program that calculates the number of molecules in a hydrocarbon. 1 carbon atom has 12 AMU. 1 hydrogen atom has 1 AMU. ...
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Computing the average of several numbers

I am learning C++. This is a simple program I had to write for class. Is there anything I should fix? ...
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Isn't this Interest-ing?

This is the fifth project in my CS1 class. It's a bit more drab than my past projects, so my titles are getting worse unfortunately. :( Write a program that ...
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Doubly circular linked list implementation with successive update in O(1)

For the queries mentioned in link in 3 parts, the first two parts have been addressed, as mentioned below: Part I (6 points) list/DList.java contains a skeleton of a doubly-linked list class. Fill ...
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Dollar value of coins and calculating interest compounded annually

I've made this program to do a few integer calculations. Do the methods for converting the numbers look good? Do you have any other basic tips? ...
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Forming output of lines based on input

I have homework, in which I get number of cases and then four numbers. Each number tells how many rows there are in each column For example: 2 2 3 3 should be ...
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The Term-inator: Pi edition

The fourth project, continuing my C++ saga with terrible post names. :P An approximate value of pi can be calculated using the series given below: $$ \pi ...
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Interprocess Communication in a Farmer-Worker setup

The following code is my first C program I have made for an university assignment about Interprocess Communication. This involved creating a parent process, the farmer, and then creating a certain ...
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If she floats then she is not a witch like we thought

Continuing my C++ saga, this is the third project for my CS1 class: Buoyancy is the ability of an object to float. Archimedes' principle states that the buoyant force is equal to the weight of ...
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Binary HeapSort and Ternary HeapSort implementation

This is my take on binary and ternary heapsort implementation for a university assignment. The code works but I wonder if there are any mistakes or things to improve. ...
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Fractions in Java [closed]

Part I-IV recommend code changes as mentioned in link 1, for the initial code given at link 2. Can you please review the code changes for Part I-IV? Part I: Constructors (1 point) Modify the ...
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Lemonade stand menu program

This is an assignment given in my C++ programming class. I have one main menu with four other menus branching out from it. I would like to make my code as clutter-free as I can, so please review ...
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Living off of chocolate

This is the second project for my CS1 class, this time I'm actually getting it reviewed before I submit it ;) The Harris-Benedict equation estimates the number ...
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Checking for palindromes using dynamic memory allocation

This is a homework assignment, but it's already done and it's not for a grade; it's meant as a refresher for the rest of the course. I've never done anything with dynamic memory allocation in C ...
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Classes for acquiring employee information

I'm looking for a review on the following classes and the comments I applied (class assignment): ...
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Infix to Postfix Converter Program

This is my homework. Kindly help me check it? The instructions are: Implement an infix expression to postfix expression converter. You are to implement the infix to postfix algorithm presented ...
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Caesar cipher cracker

How can I refactor this with less code? This is homework and is cracking a Caesar cipher-text using frequency distribution. I have completed the assignment but would like it to be cleaner. ...
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Verify assembly code implementation [closed]

This is part of an assignment. I believe it forms a while loop which looks like my pseudocode below, but I'm not sure I'm interpreting it completely correctly. ...
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Finding the longest Collatz sequence cycle

I wrote a program to calculate Collatz sequences for initial numbers between 1 and a given integer i, then find the one with the largest cycle length. My code is ...
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Yahtzee game (using arrays and object classes)

As part of an assignment for my intro Java class (please bear with my beginner skill set), I'm working on a program for which a Die object class is used to play a Yahtzee game. An overview of the ...
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Text Analysis web page

For a homework assignment, I made a web page that has a text area. The user inputs some text, hits the analyse button, and the output is supposed to be a list of the frequency of words of a given ...
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A Sudoku game made from Google's Dart language

This is my first real web project and I have never touched JavaScript (barely touched CSS), so I just skipped that and went to dart for fun. Here's a live demo The code for the dart file is down ...
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Depth First Traversal of a Graph

I am learning how to implement a basic undirected graph and perform a depth first traversal. Please critique my code for correctness, best practices, security, and any other comments that may be ...
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Pascal triangle algorithm is good but fails

I have created a function which returns the number that corresponds to the given row and column from the pascal triangle. I have used the formula for this: n! / r! * (r-n)! The code: ...
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Determine how many bits are in a floating point value [closed]

I'm writing a program which determines how many bits are in a floating point value (this will be run on Unix). ...
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Winning Loop Connect 4

I am writing a fully functional single player Connect 4 game. I am working on the second player and the while loop that tells the player who won. GUI ...
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User input and reading contents of file

For full disclosure: this is an assignment for my programming class and I just want tips or advice on some of the code. Assignment details just for background information purposes: Write a ...
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Bank ATM program in Python

For homework, I have to code a program in Python that effectively simulates a bank ATM. ...
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Basic Calculator

I'm in a beginner JavaScript class and I feel like I have a pretty good grasp on all the intro material. All of my homework assignments work but they seem longer than they have to be, especially my ...
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Pass an array of numbers into a method that's overloaded

I'm doing my homework and it says to write a test program that prompts the user to enter ten double values, invokes this method, and displays the average value. I was able to get this program working ...
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Dictionary brute force on DES encrypted passwords

For a school project I am tasked to decrypt DES passwords. I have sample code provided below and I want to know if this is the best method. Also should I code in error handling for the dictionary ...
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Adding/Removing Colors to Lists

I would like the program to ask the user if they want to add a color. If they say yes, then ask what color to add. Then after that happens, once the program would ask if you want to, run it again. If ...
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Suggestions for a Dungeons and Dragons-like game

This game is similar to a Dungeons and Dragons game. How could I improve the efficiency of the program? For example, where can I add functions, records etc? This is for a school Controlled ...
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Search procedure to find inputted DWORD in MASM Array

Is there any way to make this more efficient? ...
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Using threads to find max in array

I really do not have access to anyone, outside of professors, that is highly knowledgeable about Java so I figured I would post my stuff here to further my knowledge and improve my coding. This is ...
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Finite Automaton for a Typing Game

I'm creating a game that implements a finite automaton and I don't know if I'm doing it right. Any advice? Game class ...
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Fallout-style homework game

I've been going through LPHW (learn Python the hard way) lessons and I am now at exercise No36 where I have to create a similar game. Could you please review it and point out beginner mistakes? ...
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Lexical Analyzer: Is this the right way?

I'm doing a lexical analyzer for my programming language and I don't know if I'm doing it right. Can anyone can help me with this or suggest a better way of doing it? ...
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Feedback on a programming practice problem in C

This is a programming practice that our teacher gave us, and I would appreciate if someone can look over my program and tell me if I did a good job. Basically, the context is I joined a company and ...
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Optimization for add function in queue

I would prefer if more experienced users could give pointers on how I can optimize and think better when writing code. Using Homework Questions as reference, as this is a homework related question. ...
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Simple Hexadecimal code to Seven Segment display [closed]

I'm currently learning VHDL and it is honestly a headache when it comes to getting it to compile. I've tried to get it to be as painless a process as possible, but the instruction from my professor is ...
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Rational arithmetic calculator

My program is a fraction calculator that is supposed to calculate the basic operations (+, -, *, /) and is supposed to exit when I enter % as my sentinel value. This is what I have so far; any ...
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Inputting and displaying strings

I have written some code for one of my assignments. However, I feel that I am repeating myself slightly in a few places. I have that niggling feeling that there is a better way to do things. Here ...