Questions tagged [ascii-art]

ASCII Art is a graphic design technique that uses the 93 printable/space characters of the 128-character ASCII set to create images.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
5answers
7k views

Printing staircase revisited

What can be more elegant ways to solve the given problem. # ## ### #### Code: ...
6
votes
1answer
498 views

Pretty print a tree

When you're working with trees one of the most useful methods to implement is a clear way to print them, the following is my solution to print a tree in Java: ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

Program to draw ASCII art based on commands

I want to know how to improve the design of Canvas drawing implementation. Canvas Drawing This solution is to implement a console-based canvas drawing application. Problem Statement Description ...
5
votes
2answers
679 views

Printing a multiplication table in C [closed]

I'm a complete beginner, but I'd like to learn how to program. I really started 2 weeks ago. So I tried the common exercise, aka the multiplication table, but I tried to add little things I learnt ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

Print a Connect 4 grid based on some rules for each cell

In a game of Connect4: we start with an empty grid two players place pieces X and O on the grid the first player to achieve 4 pieces in a line wins! this is a text based console game Here is the ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

ASCII-Box PowerShell menu

I've written a pair of functions that can be added to a module or script that will allow the developer to specify a list of options and let the user select with the up/down arrow and return any ...
7
votes
0answers
63 views

ASCII Mandelbrot Set “image” producer

As an exercise, I decided to try implementing a Mandelbrot Set viewer that produces ASCII images. Small Example: ...
3
votes
0answers
19 views

Formatting CSV as a table using BDD

This is the problem: Write a function to create a table from CSV data. The input to the function is a list of strings. Each string is formatted as a CSV record. Here’s an example for a ...
8
votes
1answer
832 views

A small Java library for neat printing of binary trees to text console

Given a binary tree (not necessarily a binary search tree), this small Java library implements an algorithm that can neatly print binary trees to text console. Code BinaryTreeNode.java ...
13
votes
1answer
2k views

Pretty printing of the numpy ndarrays

Following this idea for pretty printing of numpy ndarrays, I have developed a very primitive prototype: ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

Program which accepts grades and prints grade distribution

I'm doing the MOOC Java course (CTRL+F "distribution"): The input of the program is a set of exam scores of a course. Each score is an integer. When -1 is entered, the program stops asking for ...
7
votes
1answer
170 views

Drawing a snowman in ASCII art

I am learning Go and as an exercise I did this challenge from Code Golf (without the golfing), where an ASCII art snowman is drawn from a combination of body parts, based on an 8-digit code taken as ...
2
votes
2answers
145 views

Program that prints star pattern

I have a program that prints the star pattern. Starr Pattern is: ...
1
vote
4answers
109 views

Program that prints an ASCII pyramid

I have written the following program in C# to display an ASCII pyramid. ...
7
votes
2answers
104 views

Color ASCII drawing class

I am working on a pseudo graphical interface for a Chess engine I wrote. I want to draw a colored Chess board with ASCII pieces. To abstract the pure ...
2
votes
3answers
81 views

Display command-line Hangman

This code is part of my Hangman game. One of my minor issues is how to properly print out the hangman. Could you please give me hints on how to make the code less hardcoded? This code is so redundant,...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Word count graph

I created a program in python that reads a file and outputs a frequency graph of the words it contains. Any feedback or tips would be appreciated. ...
0
votes
2answers
125 views

Print diamond shape in Java

I'm printing a diamond shape in Java. It's working fine, but is there a way to re-write this code to make it faster? ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Print a chessboard

I'm working through Eloquent Javascript and just did the examples in chapter 2. One is to create a chess board grid of arbitrary size. My code works, but the if/else if statements I used feel clunky. ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

Create a histogram of the lengths of words

I am reading through K&R C 2nd Edition, and I am on exercise 1-13. The exercise is to write a program to print a histogram of the lengths of words in its input. I wrote a program that successfully ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

Generate an Hour Glass pattern

Here is my code for making an Hour Glass pattern with odd or even input using Python. I think I could make it simpler. Here's the output example: And then, here is my code: ...
4
votes
2answers
98 views

Hangman v2 written in C

This is a follow up to my previous Code Review, and I have incorporated feedback I received in this revision of the code, along with some other improvements. I would appreciate your feedback on this ...
16
votes
0answers
159 views

Rubik's cube mode for emacs

Following is a dumb implementation of Rubik's cube for Emacs. I am not well versed in writing (e)lisp, so I ask for a review and corrections. ...
6
votes
2answers
6k views

Beginner Python Dungeon Crawler RPG

I made a game in python which plays a bit like old terminal based RPGs, though a lot more basic. I had originally intended to implement a weapons and armour system and thus remnants of this can still ...
1
vote
2answers
205 views

ASCII Mandelbrot

First of all, let me answer the question that a lot of you may have: The Mandelbrot set is the set of values of c in the complex plane for which the orbit of 0 under iteration of the quadratic map ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

An ASCII histogram of a die rolled n times

A die is rolled n times. Each time, a random value has been inserted into a vector. This vector then is used to generate a sorted map (wrongly called hashmap in the code) that is later used to create ...
5
votes
2answers
817 views

Printing concentric squares of numbers

I wrote a code which prints the following pattern : ...
6
votes
3answers
16k views

Making a rectangular-shaped pattern

I'd like someone to suggest a better way to create this pattern in Java which I'm sure is possible: ...
3
votes
0answers
159 views

K&R Exercise 1-13. Printing histogram of word lengths (vertical variant)

I'm going through the K&R book (2nd edition, ANSI C ver.) and want to get the most from it. How does the following solution look to you? Note that, for the sake of exercise, I don't want to use ...
3
votes
2answers
110 views

K&R Exercise 1-13. Printing histogram of word lengths (horizontal variant)

I'm going through the K&R book (2nd edition, ANSI C ver.) and want to get the most from it. How does the following solution look to you? Note that, for the sake of exercise, I don't want to use ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Beginning of simple rogue-like RPG (in console) in C++

I've started to learn programming recently and it's my first more or less "big" project. But coding this project for me is quite hard. I spent a lot of time to understand what I've done and my coding ...
0
votes
1answer
188 views

Drawing concentric circles to console

This prints out a triple layer circle with 12 points per circle and finds the points across a grid. I had a really hard time with this and I'm planning to implement a lot more code but I don't want ...
3
votes
1answer
126 views

Printing right triangles recursively in Haskell

I've implemented a simple program to print out 4 right triangles oriented in different ways to learn Haskell. I'm sure there are more efficient ways of doing what I have done, and I just want some ...
2
votes
2answers
71 views

Initializing a tile-like map such that the edges are marked with an 'X'

I've been messing around with arrays as I'm learning them currently in my book and they gave the idea of a chess board using for loops alongside multidimensional arrays to give them individual values ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Printing letters in order like a pyramid

There is this hackerrank question, where we need a rhombus of letters. As to my opinion it can be viewed as some fractal, or similar logic. Well I solved the question, but I am obviously disappointed ...
6
votes
1answer
141 views

Printing bowTie pattern in efficient and pythonic way

I've posted code/library to GitHub for first time over here. The code is pretty simple. It generates a BowTie pattern of given size and characters. I did attempt to implement DP by calculating only ...
2
votes
2answers
91 views

Scroll text across a fixed width

In an interview, I was asked to write code to produce this output: T TE TES TEST EST ST T The code I wrote was: ...
49
votes
6answers
12k views

ASCII text-based RPG game in C++

I started to make a C++ RPG game just for fun. It does have quests but it isn't just one long adventure that lasts like 30 minutes. I would like to know what I did well on and things on which I can do ...
4
votes
1answer
759 views

Generate Christmas Tree

Problem Statement: The Christmas tree is comprised of the following Parts Stand Each Part is further comprised of Branches. Branches are comprised of Leaves. How the tree appears as a ...
10
votes
5answers
433 views
1
vote
1answer
166 views

Galton Board Simulation

This program is written for Windows 7 under MinGW using gcc. I'm seeking recommendations for improving the program's portability. ...
3
votes
2answers
322 views

Generating pattern similar to QR code using strings

I wrote this class to generate a random "image," similar to a QR code, using strings. How can I make it better (I am a beginner in programming)? ...
6
votes
1answer
150 views

Game of life inspired ASCII program

I'd found myself getting back into programming, and had recalled a fascinating little 'game' many might know of. I'm a very inexperienced programmer, and I know this is sloppy, but I'd wanted to make ...
2
votes
1answer
868 views

Print concentric rectangular patterns

I am solving interview questions from here. Problem : Print concentric rectangular pattern in a 2d matrix. The outermost rectangle is formed by A, then the next outermost is formed by A-1 and so on....
5
votes
1answer
137 views

Simulating coin flips and plotting a histogram

I started playing around recently with F# and I find it quite elegant and succinct language. A common problem I like to solve in every language I start to learn is the coin flip problem, with the ...
10
votes
4answers
734 views

Console-based table structure: Revisited

This is a follow-up from my previous post, which can be found here. A readme for more detailed information can be found here. It is a library to create console based tables where you can insert, ...
4
votes
1answer
282 views

Solving Sierpinski Triangle in Haskell

I am a Haskell beginner with a background in C++ and Python. I have been teaching myself Haskell for about half a year on and off and recently I started doing Hackerrank problems to improve my Haskell ...
2
votes
2answers
114 views

Making a triangle without inner stars

By this method I am able to solve my problem, but is there any other way that I can make this type of triangle? Please correct my code if I am doing this the long way. ...
3
votes
1answer
49 views

Preliminary draft of a data structure for a goodies tracker

My girlfriend and I are making a goodies tracker to enable us to keep better track of our stamp/gift cards. Right now we've got a super simple Object with some fields of what a stamp card has, and no ...
4
votes
1answer
478 views

Drawing a Checked Grid

As a senior in Computer Science, have a long way to go towards improving myself. I'd appreciate any and all criticism. Problem Set Write a program that can draw a scalable checkered grid (like a ...