## My Pocket Solitaire, MapReduce and Azure HDInsight

This post continues My Pocket Solitaire series. In my previous post I explained how you can create solver which uses bottom up approach to solve this interesting problem. Now we’re going to continue from that using MapReduce as our solving algorithm. If MapReduce is new concept to you then I would definitely recommend that you…

## Solving My Pocket Solitaire using Bottom-Up method

This post continues My Pocket Solitaire series. In my previous post I went through how to solve this puzzle using top-down approach. However as I explained it’s quite inefficient way to just “brute force” the tree from Top-Down and try to get possible solutions. So what if we would like to know that how many…

## Solving My Pocket Solitaire using Top-Down method

This post continues My Pocket Solitaire series. This time we’re starting to open up the solving logic for this puzzle. Playing of the game starts from the initial position: No canvas support so cannot display the board 🙁 Sorry! From that initial state you should end up into this target state: No canvas support so…

## History of me and My Pocket Solitaire (Peg Solitaire)

As mentioned in previous post I’m going to write series of posts about thing I like to call “My Pocket Solitaire”. It’s Peg solitaire but since I have one game at home which says in the box “Pocket solitaire” so I have kind of used to that name. Especially since I have had that game…

## Blog moved… back!

So wait what did just happen? Previous post said that this blog is moved to elsewhere and now it’s moved back? Yes that’s exactly what happened . After few years of silence I’m now again trying to get back into habit of writing some interesting topics down. No promises but let’s see. What are next…