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Swiftly turning wheels – The May 2017 Community Challenge

This is my attempt at the May 2017 Community Challenge in Swift, with a chain consisting of rigid links. I took this as an opportunity to learn SpriteKit, Apple's framework for 2D games. At least ...
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Making a generic NSMapTable replacement written in Swift thread-safe

This is a follow-up to this question. While discussing some details about the code I posted there, I came upon a problem with thread-safety. After searching and trying different things, I reached a ...
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Definitional Returns. Solved. Mostly

I have made the bold claim that a longstanding problem in Rebol is "now solved"...that of "definitional returns". But of course, such claims need some peer review, and there's always some new trick ...
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CMake Project Template for a General Cross Platform C++14 Project

UPDATE: I am no longer updating this post with the contents of my actual project since they have changed significantly (Unit testing is now done with doctest, code coverage is included, etc.). This ...
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Inverse transform sampling

Inverse transform sampling is a method to generate random values that follow an arbitrary distribution. For some reason this method was never implemented in any popular scientific libraries. And as I ...
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BF welcomes Fibonnaci

Slightly inspired by a previous question/april fools joke I decided to take on Fibonnaci sequence in the lovely language Brainfuck. In order to do this I have also worked on Brainduck, which is a ...
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Mucheck - a mutation analysis tool for Haskell programs

We have been working on a mutation analysis tool for Haskell tests called MuCheck. It accepts any Haskell source file, and a function name to mutate, applies a defined set of mutation operators on it, ...
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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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Multiplying big numbers using Karatsuba's method

The Karatsuba algorithm, first published in 1962, aims to speed up the multiplication of big numbers by reducing the number of 'single-digit-multiplications' involved. Because of its complexity (...
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Tracking the bounding box of a map

Context I have a bunch of data points that look roughly like this: ...
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Django Rest Framework - add/remove to a list

I have a model Collection which has a many to many relation to a model Item. I want to be able to add or remove items to this collection using Django Rest Framework. Option1 - make an action: ...
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Timeoutable computations module

Defines a simple module for timeoutable computations, with the ability to return arbitrary intermediary results on timeout or the final value otherwise. It also allows default return values. The ...
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Signed integer-to-ascii x86_64 assembler macro

I have implemented an algorithm which converts a signed integer to its ASCII equivalent string with the corresponding sign as a first byte. I have tested it on several numbers and it worked correctly. ...
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Repository pattern in Rust

I'm looking to add a thin layer of abstraction for database interaction in my application. I'm not really looking for a full blown ORM or advanced query builder. I am familiar with Diesel, but its ...
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Water flowing swiftly over farmland – The August 2016 Community Challenge

This is my attempt to solve the August 2016 Community Challenge in Swift. I tried to implement the algorithm described by @200_success: Each Cell keeps track ...
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Modularizing a Game Scene in Sprite Kit

I am trying to modularize the main SKScene of my strategy game. I am not sure that my approach is correct so I would love to get a review of the following code. ...
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Shepard Tone stream generation in Clojure

This is my work to generate an infinite Shepard Tone. It is written in Clojure and works by generating repeating streams of incrementing frequencies, converting those to values on a sine wave and then ...
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PowerShell module for formatting objects using Razor

I managed to get something up and running, but I've no idea whether there are better ways to do this. I've spent all morning trying to figure out the best way to use parameters (allowing objects from ...
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Autotools detect C++ language standard support

I have been updating my build tools to optionally use autotools (autoconfig/automake/libtool etc.). As part of this change I have written a couple of M4 macros. This not being something I have done ...
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Encoding the problem domain of products and prices into the typesystem in F#

I'm trying to design a model for purchasing amounts of products in F#, following the ideas for designing for correctness (source). The idea is to use the type system to capture the different legal ...
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Open source project to ease the Assert part from the functional tests of .Net Core Web APIs

I have built an open-source project based on FluentAssertions in order to solve some recurring tasks I was doing while testing the .Net Core APIs I'm developing. I find the capability of doing in ...
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“String Interpolation in {language}”, “VBA”

"This is {0} cool!", "freaking" I've always wanted an easy and intuitive way to inject variables into a string. So after about 10 variations, I finally came up with this function. How it works The ...
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Ruby chess engine gem

This is my first Ruby gem that claims to provide all the rules of the chess game. My goal was to keep this library as simple as possible via OOP principles, and I'd be glad to hear any feedback from ...
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Download files in parallel

This module has a ensure_downloaded function which takes a slice of Urls. It downloads all of the urls to a local downloads ...
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Delete engine for deeply nested linked structure

The background is the question at https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36634394/nested-shared-ptr-destruction-causes-stack-overflow. To summarize, for a data structure that looks like: ...
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Binary Search Tree Monad Implementation

I've written a Binary Search Tree Monad in Scala. I would like to hear your thoughts on how to improve it (e.g. making insertion/deletion/search faster and more scalable). Also, is there a better way ...
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Population dynamic simulation on biological information maintenance 2

This question is the follow-up to this previous question. Background Using this simulation I investigate a system in which enzymes proliferate in cells. During the replications of enzymes, ...
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Multi-function memoizator and multi-type container

I'm trying to write a multiple functions memoizator, which I've talked about here. The main problem is creating a container containing different and heterogenous functions. I found a working solution,...
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Document formatting markup engine in Postscript

I've been rewriting this same sort of thing off and on over the years, but finally here's the "perfected" monstrosity. Some kruft in the middle with attempting to predict the number of spaces that ...
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Windows keylogger in C++

Windows keylogger in C++ Known issues: Not implementing rule of five Having to use hack to use member variables, out_, in static method Pressing caps-lock won't ...
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Asynchronous serial port communications class in C++

Please review my serial port class written in C++. It is completely asynchronous, ie event driven. My idea for later is to inherit from this a sync_serial, where timeouts can be specified and it ...
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BattleShip - Ships & Players

I'm making a full-blown OOP Battleship game in VBA (previous post: Battleship Grid), and I want this code to be as good as it gets - and better, if I can. I've refactored a few things, introduced a <...
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Realtime concurrent Haskell MIDI buffer

Problem Background MIDI is a serial representation of control signals to a sound generator. Typically, a noteOn message initiates the attack phase of a sound at a given pitch. The note will ...
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Code to fill PE import address table

I wrote a program to test AV engines against encryption. When it runs, it will compute some key, decrypt an executable it has in its data section and copy it to the locations where the executable ...
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Creating an istream peeker

I want an istream that you can safely peek arbitrarily many characters from. This works as far as I can tell, but I am unsure if this is really "the right way" to ...
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Multithreaded Groovy Mandelbrot

Seeing as it's October, I thought I'd do the community challenge. Due to my inexperience coding in Groovy, I decided to give Groovy a go. I'm not sure how well I followed Groovy conventions, and the ...
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Idiomatic way to implement `tail -f` in clojure

Disclaimer: This is just an educational task to learn how to program in clojure and switch brain to immutable state-way of developing (the provided snipped has some unused variables which I didn't ...
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Generated Minecraft stone texture in R

I needed a Minecraft-like stone texture, instead of creating it using image editing software I decided to generate one using R. The idea is to create some noise and stretch it horizontally so the ...
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Solving Pentomino puzzles by using Knuth's Algorithm X

I wrote a program which solves Pentomino puzzles by using Knuth's Algorithm X. My priorities were: readability, straightforwardness and brevity of the solution, so I didn't try to squeeze as much ...
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Find indices using for loop

I should estimate the effect of B fields on particle deflection using \$F=V \times B \times Force\$. I have a 2D mesh with \$n_x\$ and \$n_y\$ which show the number of points in each direction. \$B\$ ...
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How to stream data directly from the database through a 3 tier architecture

The problem: generating a CSV file that is too large be stored in memory in a 3 tier architecture, without the complexity of saving the file to storage. The solution: I've managed to write something ...
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A polymorphic callable wrapper for any callable

I recently answered a question that had an interesting problem statement (I've slightly modified the wording): I have an abstract class A which is base for the ...
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Function to conect to Firebase Rest API via Access VBA

This is the application for small school, which will store students' info in Firebase and also retrieve data from Firebase. I am using JSON Parser to parse the data and save the same in Access tables. ...
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Parser for a custom scene definition format for a raytracer

For a raytracer I’ve been writing with a classmate, we use a custom scene definition format that allows specifying shapes, composite shapes, materials, lights, cameras and transform and render ...
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Socket application using TPL

This is an application I wrote that allows multiple TCP clients to share a single TCP connection to a remote server (hosted project, and a demo). Traffic generated by the server is forwarded to all ...
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Draw a UML-style class hierarchy of Python's Abstract Base Classes with Python, python-graphviz, and graphviz

Motivation Python's Abstract Base Classes in the collections.abc module work as mixins and also define abstract interfaces that invoke common functionality in ...
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Geode Contents Predictor StardewValley Mod

The goal I really enjoy the game Stardew Valley. One of the things that the game has are geodes. Much like real-world geodes, these geodes can be cracked open, and you can find some fun things inside....
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Neural Network with Template Metaprogramming

I was implementing a simple neural network, and I noticed that, if I ever wanted to change the layers' activation functions, i would have had to completely rewrite some parts of the code, so I tried ...
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Parallel merge sort with thread- and bufferpooling

I did wrote this parallel merge sort with no external dependencies. I tried to make use of modern C++ as much as possible. Can you please tell me how it is? ...
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Checking whether a string fragment could be part of a longer UTF-8 string

Although UTF-8 validation is a common task, I'm trying to solve a slightly different task; given a string of bytes, work out whether it could potentially be a fragment of a valid UTF-8 string. That's ...

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