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Advent of Code: Day 3

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Today was the first problem that I felt lent itself naturally to a for-loop. While there is nothing wrong with a for-loop in functional programming programmi...

Advent of Code: Day 2

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We’re back again with another functional Raku solution! This problem requires some text parsing as well, which is where Raku (and its older brother Perl) rea...

Advent of Code: Day 1

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Turns out I started blogging just in time for the Advent of Code, an annual series of daily challenges that run from December 1st to December 25th.

Perl Weekly Challenge 89

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Back again with challenge 89! I was able to tackle this one the day it was released, but I doubt that will be the case going forward.

Perl Weekly Challenge 88

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I have always been a fan of Perl (and its younger brother Raku), but, since leaving the Bioinformatics world, have not found any real-world scenarios to flex...