An iterator is an object-oriented programming pattern which for the most part functions similarly to a pointer to an object inside a collection with the added ability to traverse through the collection in a defined manner, agnostic of the actual implementation or even object addresses in physical ...

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Self-made linked list iterator

I recently made a linked list for myself, the code of which was posted here, if anyone would be interested. Now, as the next task, I had to make an Iterator for my ...
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Unrolled linked list with iterator [closed]

I'm making an unrolled linked list (linked list with an array of 50 in each Node) for a class project with an iterator. In addition, whenever more than half of the arrays are unused (they would all be ...
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Finding the next XML element

I am looking for a better way to do a while cycle with the variable update. The background is that I'm writing a StAX-line XML reader in JavaScript and want to ...
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Array-like container for uints shorter than 8 bits (Rev 1)

This is a follow-up to Array-like container for uints shorter than 8 bits In short: The PackedBitfieldArray should be a kind of container for packed (unsigned) ...
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Array-like container for uints shorter than 8 bits

Follow-up: Array-like container for uints shorter than 8 bits (Rev 1) First of all: yes, I need this kind of array to generate data for a piece of hardware, and it must be stored and manipulated ...
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Sorted vector (aka flat_set) for objects (pointers) with custom embedded key (functor used)

BEFORE YOU READ: this link should be included when you just don't like the format of the question and for those that read this question for the first time, the link may give you the idea what happened ...
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Custom MultiIterator with type filter

I'll start with giving a bit of background as there are many classes involved and I can't attach all of them because that would make this question wildly too long. For the curios they can be found at ...
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Return one particular element first, when iterating a lua table

I wish to iterate through a Lua table, but want to get one particular element first always (its key is known beforehand). Since the pairs function does not guarantee the order of a table's elements, ...
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Python caching generator

Is this the correct way to cache a generator in Python, without iterating over it right away (for example using list() over it)? ...
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CircularListCursor - an efficient circular cursor on any list

I have decided to create my own CircularListCursor, because I wanted some abstraction and a ListIterator<E> couldn't give ...
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Graceful way to iterate through two arrays and build a master array?

params[:controller_id].each do |cid| params[:zone_number].each do |pzn| zone_ids << Zone.find_by_controller_id_and_number(cid,pzn).id end end I have ...
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Custom iterator implementation returning OpenCV Mat

I have written an adapter class that allows iteration over the rows of a Mat object from OpenCV. For those interested, here is the Mat documentation, but the ...
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Iterator of iterator

Given an iterator of iterators, return all of the elements from the iterators in order. Looking for code review, optimizations, and best practices. Verifying complexity to be \$O(n)\$, where \$n\$ is ...
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Iterator for a list of objects

Given a list of objects, return an iterator for such a list. Looking for code-review, optimizations and best practices. Verifying complexity to be O(n) where n is sum of all objects, including ...
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Linked list with iterators

This is my second linked list implementation for review. I rewritten pretty much all of this and have added iterators, sentinels and The Rule of Five. Please let me know what's wrong with it; I am ...
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Container which iterates a range or a list

I have made some composited container Range which accepts either a min/max range as a std::pair or a set of integers as a ...
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Recursive flatten with lazy evaluation iterator

I'm trying to rewrite this: ...
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A deduplicating iterator

Implement an iterator(Generic) which skips an element if it is equal to the previous element. e.g : AAABBCCCCD, produces ABCD. Below is my attempt. Please suggest improvements. ...
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Simple Example of an Iterable and an Iterator in Java

I was a TA for a first-year Java programming course this year. As a very simple example of iterables/iterators, I wrote the following code for the students. I am curious if any styling or other ...
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Using a Pythonesque range() generator function with the Java foreach loop

Now that we have the nice new foreach loop in Java, the old-style loop looks ugly be comparison. I like the way Python has a ...
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Iterator for binary tree - pre, in, and post order iterators

Implemented iterator for a binary tree and "pre" "in" and "post" order flavors. I'm looking for code review, best practices, optimizations etc. ...
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Iterator class using a square list

I am trying to implement squarelist by using iteration that points to the head element. I've create this iterator class to make my iterator id directional. I just want to see if I implemented it ...
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Creating linked list data with iterator pattern

I've created a linked list to use it in SquareList. I've started to create a linked list based on just that. I want my class to follow the iterator pattern. How can it be improve to use vector ...
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Serializing tabular data in ruby — is map, flatten, hash the correct approach?

I wanted a hash which lets me reference Japanese syllables by their romanized names. In hindsight I could have searched for an existing one column table, but I wanted to improve my ruby by writing a ...
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REST Response: Checking for Success and Error

I thought this was pretty slick - maybe not, I just wanted to share and maybe get some feedback: As part of a REST client class: Accepts the JSON response from REST or REST-like service, searches ...
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Iterator adaptor for iterators returning tuple-like values

Today, I will require to help to improve an iterator adapter. The goal of the adapter (I called it get_iterator) is to adapt ...
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Iterator Implementation

I had to write my own iterator implementation for my structure which has ArrayList<Vector> field. An iterator is supposed to iterate over mentioned ...
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Filtering a long list of files through a set of ignore patterns using iterators

I have a backup job that walks across a huge directory with potentially millions of files. Python's os.walk() works just fine. Now, I have implemented a feature to ignore files based in a black list ...
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Flatten iterator for nested list

Given a list which can can contain elements as well as lists, write an iterator to flatten a nested list. Please make this code better and suggest any improvements. ...
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Remove item from a list, which (of the 2) methods is better?

I have a List, and I have to delete one item from the list when I find it. I am using the code below to do that: ...
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“Zip-like” functionality with C++11's range-based for-loop

My goal was to get the following code to work: ...
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Design considerations for copy_if_max() algorithm?

I need a copy_if_max() function, i.e. copy all the elements in an input range that are equal to the max in that range. The most obvious implementation does two ...
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Is this a correct recursive Scala iterator creation?

I am diving into Scala (using 2.10) headfirst and am trying out a simple task of taking bulk data and then doing something with that stream. The first part is generating that stream. I have seem to be ...
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Creating custom random access iterator in C++ 2011

I would like an opinion on my code. I need a random access iterator for my custom container. If I read the C++ 2011 standard, specially chapter 24, I understood that an implementation could be the ...
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How to remove goto statement from iterator

I'm implementing a simple iterator in C# over an xml document, in order to process an xml document in as much a streaming manner as possible. For this reason, I'm using an XmlReader variable in a ...
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Python reversed in C++11

I was playing with C++11 wonderful new features and tried to reimplement a function reversed that would behave just like the one in Python to allow reverse ...
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Most efficient way to iterate through arrays/can I use .times method in place of while method?

I created a quick program to test the precision of randomness generated by the .rand method. The primary question is whether I can use the ...
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How to make an iteration in a for-loop faster?

I have a list with contentlets and want all languages from every contentlet (I get these with the method ...
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Iterator and Generator versions of Python's range()

I have created iterator and generator versions of Python's range(): Generator version: ...
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Polymorphic STL foreach without passing the container type

I was trying to figure out how to make a foreach macro for STL containers that is break-able and I came up with this method that uses templates to recognize the container type automatically. Any ...
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Converting base-10 numbers into base-26 letters

I'm writing something that basically takes a bunch of files and renames them into a nice format, such as pic_000.jpeg, ...
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infix_iterator code

I've previously posted this on Stack Overflow, and am considering submitting it to Boost for wider distribution, but thought perhaps it would be best to put it up for peer review first, and see if ...
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Is this good Ruby? And is there a Ruby equivalent for Java hasNext() in iterators?

I'm switching to Ruby from Java and so, for exercise purposes, I wrote this verbose leap year Ruby program. The comments express my concerns about Ruby best practices. I'd be glad if some Ruby ...
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Designing an iterator like interface in C

I have a blob whose format is something like below (id1,key1,value1)(id2,key2,value2).... where id is a uint32_t, key and value are null terminated strings. I am looking for an iterator like ...
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Tortoise and hare cycle detection algorithm using iterators in Python

Reading the article in Wikipedia about cycle detection I came across a relatively small code snipped of Floyd's cycle-finding algorithm. I'll put it here to keep everything in one place: ...
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Skip_over() algorithm

I'm just curious if this is clear to the average person. ...
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How can I avoid unchecked cast warning in my generic recursive Iterator?

It's somewhat odd that Java's collection framework has no iterator for recursive data structures. Since I needed something like this, I wrote my own. First off, I need recursive elements: ...
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Iterator pattern/iterator class

I have implemented a simple iterator. Just want to check if I have missed anything. ...
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Iterator over row and columns

I am writing a simple raytracer just for fun. I want to iterate over rows, and each row must be an iterator over columns. A strategy I produced is the following: ...
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Can you make this Key-interable view of a List of Maps better?

I have a list of map entries, and I need an iterable that returns the keys. Of course, we could be naive and copy over into a new collection of the desired type, but that's inefficient. So let's ...