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Advent of Code: Day 6

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Well, our old pal set theory reared its head again today. I’m very happy with the middle ground I found between conciseness and readability with this challen...

Advent of Code: Day 5

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Binary search is a well-known algorithm for searching already sorted lists. I liken it to searching for a book at a book store. If the author’s last name sta...

Advent of Code: Day 4

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Today’s challenge was a rough one for me. Not because of the challenge itself, but because I fell into a trap in the Raku language that was giving me an off-...

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...