Questions tagged [generics]

Generic programming is a style of computer programming in which algorithms are written in terms of to-be-specified-later types that are then instantiated when needed for specific types provided as parameters.

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Implementation of Generic Binary Tree Code

I'm in the process of independently learning Generics as a way to build on a college assignment for Binary Search Tree. I've completed this program without Generics first and now I've converted over ...
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Using Generics in a Method correctly [on hold]

I need your help on how to refactor this. I'm currently "playing around" (if that's the proper way to say it) with generics. So I have 2 classes (...
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Creating custom objects with custom properties using generics

I have two base classes: City and Building: ...
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Generic Macro Generated Interval Heap in C

When I saw this amazing data structure I couldn't stop myself from trying it! I first sought resources such as this and an article about it here. It basically works as a Max-Heap and a Min-Heap at the ...
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Range validator for multiple types

I have an existing overloaded set of functions that I cannot change and need to be tested: ...
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Generic data structures in C

I'm new to C, and I thought a great way to learn would be to implement some generic data structures and algorithms. So far I've implemented a linked list and a dynamic array. Both are generic, the ...
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Performance issue with empty lists

Here's my updated version of the problem I posted at Calculating time windows for entities, adding in suggested changes as well as a change I did so that the Reflection is 'cached' in a ...
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Enumerate all members and types with specific attributes

I have a use-case where I need to retrieve all members with specific attributes in the class and interface hierarchy - I usually need the first match and apply its rules to child members. The built-in ...
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Calculating time windows for entities

I have made some code that operates on multiple entities and creates 'time windows' for them. Basically, the entities will contain states, usually in boolean or int. They will be timestamped and in ...
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Generic function that accepts both Actions and Func's as parameters

I've created a generic try catch I can apply throughout my code so I'm not repeating myself. ...
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Generic Custom STACK Class for Hanoi Problem in C# [closed]

I have created a custom class (Generic) in C# for the Hanoi problem. and I am not sure I did the correct thing. ...
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Creating keys/names from interfaces to avoid strings

There are many APIs that require some kind of a string key/name. I usually try to avoid using raw strings and prefer to use ...
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Enum for handling network request errors in Swift

I'm working on a new API written in Swift 5 and I wanted to play with the new Result. I wanted to know what you guys think about this syntax: ...
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Spring (boot) MVC Abstract Controller

I'm writing an application that will end up with a set of standard CRUD operations for a bunch of object types, and I thought it would help simplify things if all the separate controllers had some ...
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N-Queens problem using other pieces using Go

I wrote a solution to a problem based on the N-Queens problem which should use more pieces than just queens. Problem is it's very slow, it probably has to do with how I modeled data and my lack of ...
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Generically call static methods

I currently have two (core) classes : ...
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Typed properties in Java

I tried to build a "typed" property system in Java and this is what I came up with: first the class Properties that any class can use as an attribute (demo code in the end). ...
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Calculate mean of vector primitive numerical values generically

I'm trying to write a generic mean function for all values within an Vector of generic numerical primitive type. Could the following implementation be possible ...
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Generic Macro Generated Hashset in C

The Hashset uses open addressing, linear probing and Robin Hood hashing for handling collisions. It comes with insert and remove ...
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Generic Macro Generated Linked List in C

Generate a linked list of any type using macros. The linked list contains functions for adding and removing elements to both ends and also at the middle. You can also add elements relatively to a list ...
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Generic function, which populates a collection based on collection interface implementation

As the above title states I have a function that I use to populate a collection's status names, currency names and other information that I do not store in the database. This is my function: ...
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Map, which contains biomes, which contain landforms, which contain tiles

I am trying to model this: a Map can have multiple child of type Biomes and no parent a Biome can have multiple child of type Landforms and a Map as its parent a Landform can have multiple child of ...
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Rust closure to be called on a cache miss

The official Rust book chapter 13.1 includes an exercise to expand on the example provided in the chapter: Try modifying Cacher to hold a hash map rather than a single value. The keys of the hash ...
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Templated JSON parsing methods that work with an element or elements array

Consider the following two Java methods. The first takes a JSON string representing one element, the second representing multiple elements. gson.fromJson() can be ...
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Swift: arrayToTree() where array contains int and nil

I am learning tree on Leetcode. Need to prepare the testing data. It is easy to convert the array to an organized node, where its elements are integers. such as ...
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AVL height-balanced binary search Tree and Dictionary in C# v2

Mostly as a learning exercise, and partly as I thought it might be useful, I have written an implementation of AVL trees ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AVL_tree ). An AVL tree is a height-...
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Generic router in Rust

I am trying to make a router in Rust using Rocket.rs. I'd like to devise a way to use a default router for my more simple db tables that don't require different logic, to prevent rewriting the same ...
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Batch downloading to file or memory

This is likely my first useful piece of Rust code. Planning to crate-ify it. It works. ...
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Generic implementation of binary search tree in Java

The following is my binary search implementation in Java: ...
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Implementation of Generic SQL Data Reader

I am using below virtual method to read the data from SQL Data Reader like: ...
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Recursive fluent builder

Problem statement I have entities whose relations form a graph. As an example, let's imagine Users and Groups. Each user has a <...
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Fisher-Yates shuffle Java implementation

This is my attempt at an implementation of the modern Fisher-Yates shuffle in Java. I'm not sure if it can be made more efficient, but I did my best to make it as simple as possible, and I learned how ...
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Numbers adder via generics

This method add all numbers in list and return it as double ...
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Program to check if heap order is correct or not

There is a Java program to check if a Heap (Min) is in the correct order. Heap Order means the parent is less than both left child and right child. ...
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Generic Binary Search Tree Implementation in Java

There is an implementation of Binary Search Tree. This is kind of based on Set Theory that duplicates are not allowed but an attempt to adding the same node twice will replace the older node. BSTNode ...
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Generic Linked List (header-only and non-intrusive)

Although I should know better, I wrote my own linked list implementation in C. My goal was to make it a true generic collection, with no need to modify the structure being listed. I only ...
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Game asset manager

I've been using Monogame for hobby game development for the last year now. My game assets aren't large so I usually load them all on startup. I would have a static AssetManager class with a ...
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Own implementation of Lazy<T> object

The problem with the original Lazy in C# is that you have to put the initialization in the constructor if you want to refer to this. For me that is 95% of the ...
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C Generic Sorted Doubly-Linked List

I just finished this big project. Its is called SortedList and it is implemented using a Doubly-Linked List. It data is of type ...
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Mapping DataTable to a concrete type

I have an extension that adds values to a class and I was wondering if there was a faster way to do this. Does a for loop execute faster or would a LINQ query do better? ...
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Service for generating faked objects

I'm using the Bogus library to mock up some data for testing. This is my main method demonstrating how the faking service should be used: ...
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Generic Dictionary Equality Comparer

I created the below comparer to allow me to use a generic dictionary as a key to another generic dictionary. My GetHashCode implementation creates a hash based on ...
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Performance of generic VS non-generic method (array generating function)

I'm trying to improve performance for a generic function that turns a string into a multidimensional array. Expected input: A string that was generated by the function ...
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Unit testing a generic interface: proposal to avoid test duplication for different generic types

I'm looking for feedback on a way to avoid massive code duplication on unit tests of a generic interface. It is expected that the interface will have several dozen implementations with common ...
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Get collection of objects from CSV string and vise-versa

A generic class to get object collection from csv string. I would like to know if there's any better way? Converter class ...
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Take a desired string, iterate through objects to see if it exists in a given field and append a number until a unique string is found

I wanted to in the most generic way possible write a method in C# to achieve the following. Take in a string, a set of objects, and a function to access the field of a given object Look at all of the ...
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Handling related generic type parameters

In answering a question on StackOverflow, it occurred to me that a more generic version of GroupBy for C# that delegated membership in each group to a class could ...
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Curiously Recurring Template Pattern (CRTP) implementation

I'm implementing Curiously Recurring Template Pattern(CRTP) in Java as follows. The Interface: ...
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Saving Reddit posts and comments from JSON into ArrayLists

I'm trying to get and save in an ArrayList Reddit posts and comments. The code is very similar for both: The RedditThing is a parent of RedditPost and RedditComment: ...
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Calculate area of different geometric figures

I would like to write cleaner, reusable code in Fortran. Is the following piece of code a good way to implement generic functionality? Is the linebreaking and indentation ok? It should be Fortran90. ...