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Return to the Vector Dojo

Last few puzzles still to write up for AOC 2022, but it’s time to Return to the Vector Dojo. The Vector Dojo is a free, informal 90-minute video call to practice vector-programming techniques together. It’s easy to get started in q using expressions ...

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AOC 2022; the new ArrayCast episode – and Ashok on next!

The qbists review of Advent of Code 2022 solutions has reached Day 17, which includes a simple console animation. (Below.) In the latest episode of the Array Cast podcast we discuss the relevance of recreational programming. It has a special importan...

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Something for Christmas: Decker, Lil, q, and, er, HyperCard?

The first episode of the Array Cast in 2023 sees the return of our guest, k programmer extraordinaire John Earnest. In this episode, he tells us about his projects special-k, an interactive k compiler that generates glsl ok, a k interpreter (it’s all...

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Advent of Code Day 7

Scraping solutions from various (mostly private) forums, I’ve written up AoC Day 7 on Study Q. The aim of these articles is to help less experienced q coders learn from solutions written by q veterans. In today’s challenge I take you through my own r...

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Advent of Code 2022 – Day 1

Eric Wastl’s annual Advent of Code competition draws some veteran q coders out of their hidey-holes each year. Their ingenious q solutions repay study, but are mostly shared in private forums. This year’s Day 1 AoC puzzle is not difficult, but it pro...

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