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.

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Using Data.Array to solve Sierpinski in Haskell

Here is an earlier attempt to solve the original problem: Solving Sierpinski Triangle in Haskell I was never satisfied with my solution and found it was awkward and twisty. Here is another attempt to ...
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Pythonic way to draw ascii christmas tree?

I hacked a way to print a christmas tree, to use it in the usual seasons greetings email, you know the drill. Next Step is to integrate a multi lines of text in the border left side of the tree. For ...
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Tower of Hanoi, ASCII animation with ANSI escape codes

A few days ago I saw a nice video on YouTube with prof Thorsten Altenkirch about recursion and the Tower of Hanoi puzzle. Today I tried to reproduce the code from the video and came to this: ...
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Draw an outline of an upward-pointing triangle

I am beginner in C++ and I was given this assignment by my teacher. The assignment is to print the following shape: ...
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To print asterisks based on inputs

I have to print the number of stars that increases on each line from the minimum number until it reaches the maximum number, and then decreases until it goes back to the minimum number. After printing ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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ASCII Mandelbrot Set “image” producer

As an exercise, I decided to try implementing a Mandelbrot Set viewer that produces ASCII images. Small Example: ...
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Program that prints an ASCII pyramid

I have written the following program in C# to display an ASCII pyramid. ...
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Program that prints star pattern

I have a program that prints the star pattern. Starr Pattern is: ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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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,...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Printing concentric squares of numbers

I wrote a code which prints the following pattern : ...
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Pretty printing of the numpy ndarrays

Following this idea for pretty printing of numpy ndarrays, I have developed a very primitive prototype: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Circles of numbers

I have a function: ...
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Galton Board Simulation

This program is written for Windows 7 under MinGW using gcc. I'm seeking recommendations for improving the program's portability. ...
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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)? ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Printing lines of “*” of various lengths

As a beginner, I tried a programming drill. The method gets an Enumerable that contains numbers specifying how many "*" to print on each line. ...
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Drawing a table for data from file

I wrote a function for drawing a table for data that comes from file: ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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PDcurses clock using abstract factory design

I am currently learning how to use PDcurses and decided to make a clock with it. **NOTE: this Watch that uses the abstract factory design pattern is not the same as this question!!. This question is a ...