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

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Output Tildes and Pluses

Inspired by this question, I wrote a program in Whitespace to output the following text: ...
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Printing patterns in Haskell

Write a function Int -> Char -> Char -> [String] that will create the appropriate pattern. For example: ...
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Writing nested for loops to produce certain output

My task: Write nested for loops to produce the following output with each line 48 characters wide: ...
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Printing an hourglass pattern

In a recent interview I have been asked to write a program to generate the following output: ...
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Infinite patterned ASCII dice

After seeing Pretty print dice faces from multiple rolls of multi-sided dices, I decided to make an infinite ASCII dice generator. There was one requirement, it to follow a normal dice face. And so I ...
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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 ...
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Pretty print dice faces from multiple rolls of multi-sided dices

In this question related to rolling multiple dices, the OP pretty prints for a single case where number of dices is less than or equal to 6. This led to me finding this code golf on "Draw dice result ...
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Sierpinski triangle from Pascal triangle

I tried to draw a Sierpinski triangle by shading the even number entries of the Pascal triangle. Could you please suggest improvements? ...
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Printing a staircase of text

So basically, a user is prompted to input a number of stairs and a staircase when a guy on it is generated. I know this is sloppy and my variable names are rough, I'm actively working to change them ...
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Printing large numbers, or not large but LARGE

I just started learning Java about a month ago. I'm wondering, what would an experienced developer do differently in the code below? As I learn to code, what direction should I be pushing myself? I ...
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Shrinking and expanding square

I'm a computer science student who's just starting out with algorithms and their implementation. I wrote this code for a dynamically morphing square. I was wondering if I could get a review on it. I ...
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Printing a Φ pattern using * characters

So I am a newbie obviously, This was part of a small assignment I had to do for Uni, and it works alright. It just reads a number from the console and then outputs the Greek letter Φ (sort of). Sure ...
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ASCII generator

Today I stumbled upon CodinGame, a site with programming challenges. I'll describe one of them. ASCII art allows you to represent forms by using characters. To be precise, in our case, these forms ...
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Printing out a diamond with a user-inputted size

I made a program that prints out a diamond with n lines. n is equal to whatever the user inputted. I know I overuse the ternary ...
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Using changeable column formatting to display table

When answering python tuition calculator v2, I got a little carried away, and started building a print_table() function which I don't like the resulting code for, ...
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ASCII art generator in C

I have written an ASCII art generator library. I was practicing data abstraction and code abstraction and I wanted to know if there is something that can be improved. File tree: ...
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Printing octo-thorpes

Given a number, for example, \$6\$, this Python function should print hashes in the following format: # ## ### #### ##### ###### This is the ...
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Printing an arrow of asterisks in Haskell

This code will print an arrow of asterisks, like: * ** *** **** *** ** * ...
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2D array to draw a letter 'F'

This is my code to print letter 'F' with nested loop 2d array. Are there changes that could be made in it to make it look better or more efficient? ...
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Print the length of words as a vertical histogram

I thought I'd give it a shot. What I came up with is from a culmination of my last two submissions, incorporating most of the feedback from this community, including better naming of variables, ...
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Print the frequency of characters as a horizontal histogram

Well, I've used some of the feedback from my last posting to improve how I wrote this program. Mainly using the void parameter in main, initializing my int array to zero without using a for-loop, and ...
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Print the length of words as input as a histogram with horizontal bars

Input A list of words separated by any number of spaces. Output A horizontal ASCII art histogram, where the n-th line is composed by as many asterisks (*) as the ...
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Print the length of words as input to a histogram with horizontal bars

It works, but I'm sure there's a lot of improvement I could make here. I didn't try to get it to work for words over 10 characters in length, and I also didn't want to use built in properties like <...
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Draw an ASCII checkerboard

I'm a newcomer to C++, from C#. I wrote a program that prints an ASCII checkerboard with a side length of the number passed to it (link to original Code Golf question). stdafx.h ...
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Printing the number in large size

Problem Description Receive a 5 digit number and print out in a large size. Sample input 32145 Sample output ...
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ASCII game Java applet

My code first creates a Point object. Then it creates a 25 x 25 array of ASCII in a string where _ marks a miss and the point's ...
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Diamond kata in JavaScript

I'm just starting to learn JavaScript. I implemented the Diamond kata, and I would appreciate if anybody could give me some feedback. I'm particularly concerned about learning the most 'idiomatic' way ...
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Vertical Histogram

I've been been working on a vertical histogram that prints an asterisk in place of a number in a certain range (say 1-10... and so on). My code is working as required. Is there a better, simpler or ...
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Python odd number diamond

I worked up a quick diamond program that takes only odd numbers while returning an error with even numbers or 0. The code looks rather ugly to me, especially with the recurring ...
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Retro Rocket ASCII Art

Inspired by Nested for-loop ASCII art, I looked at building a more complicated ASCII art than just the normal 'diamond' and 'triangle' variations that crop up occasionally here. The challenge: ...
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ASCII flow chart drawer

After some free ASCII flowchart drawer started charging money, I decided to write my own. Salient features are that you can draw a box (mouse down, mouse move, mouse up), then ctrlB will draw a box. ...
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Printing star greater symbol in Java

I need to print this in Java, but I feel that my code is too big: * ** *** **** *** ** * ...
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Building a number pyramid

I have been working a number pyramid program. This is a question from Y. Daniel Laing's Introduction to programming using Python (which is based on Python 3.2). The question is from chapter 5, and it ...
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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: ...
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Draw random 1's and 0's

I was wondering if anyone would be so kind as to look at this code I've written for practice. Tell me what am I doing wrong, where can I optimize, anything. What this code does is (in terminal) draw ...