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Ali Rizvi's Technical Blog as a Professional Software Development Engineer

Ruby: Grid Computing Golf

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My first attempt at really playing code golf, that is solving a problem in minimum characters of code and I did not do very well (200 character compared to the best 43 perl or 63 ruby characters).

m = []
r = []
c =, 0)
0.upto(9) {|n|m<Update:
I further squeezed some white-space out of the code and it is starting to look uglier (now it is 184 characters). I am not sure I like the code golf concept although I like to solve coding problems.



Written by imsaar

January 8, 2008 at 1:10 am

Posted in code, ruby

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  1. […] Posted in 1 by Arsalan on January 8th, 2008 This is a variation to the problem/solution posted on Ali Abbas Rizvi’s blog. I wanted to allow the user to enter matrix size for each run and to get a view of a randomly […]

  2. Looks to me like you’ve done a good job with that code. But what do I know? I’m a coding newbie!

    Ashworth Callaway

    January 30, 2008 at 4:59 am

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