A JScript entry to the Phaser chanllenge

You probably have got tired of me, and my phone number phraser chanllenge, but you should check this one out.   Today I got a JavaScript (!) program that solves the phraser problem from Nicholas Allen.  This one is surprisingly short, and fairly clear too.  I have to study JScript sometimes.   Note that JScript is not statically…

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One more entry to the Phaser challenge

Since I keep receiving entries to my programming challenge, I’ve compiled a list.  New entries will be added to that list as they are received.   Last Saturday (4/3/04) I received another C# solution from Frans Bouma.  In his own words:   “Hi,   This week I started my phraser solution in C#, and today…

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Solutions to the Phraser programming challenge

On 3/29/04 I posted a programming challenge: given a telephone number, find all possible ways to represent it using English words and digits.   Several people have submitted their solutions.  This page contains a list of all the entries I received, in the order of submission.  It will be updated as I receive more solutions.   From…

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My own solution to my programming challenge

I posted this programming puzzle on Monday this week, and have received a solution in Fox Pro from Calvin Hsia, one in C# from Justin Rodgers, and one in C++ from Michael Scholz.  So we have 3 players using 3 different languages.  Cool!   I promised to post my own solution, and here you go. …

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Another entry to the phraser programming contest

I received another entry to my programming contest in email:   From: “Michael Scholz” Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 5:34 PM   I started working on your programming contest, but I quickly tired of optimizing for how-clear-the-code-is. But then, when you posted some clear code with the slow algorithm, I figured I’d finish what I’d…

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Entries to my programming challenge

Calvin submitted the first entry to my programming challenge.  And (surprise!), it’s in Visual Fox Pro.  I didn’t know Fox Pro can do that!  It’s always nice to see unconventional ways to solve a problem.   Calvin’s post includes the source code, comments, and some anecdotes.  I suggest you check it out.   After studying…

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