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Advent of Code: Day 12

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Today was the first day where I didn’t use the same code for parts one and two – they were just too different! Other than that, this is a classic recursive s...

Advent of Code: Day 11

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I am giving myself half credit for today; the solution I came up with is in Raku, but it is an iterative solution. Additionally, this solution is slow. In fa...

Advent of Code: Day 10

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Part two today almost forced me to use an iterative approach that would require a mutable array. However, I stumbled on a great feature of Raku that let me d...

Advent of Code: Day 9

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Today we have a classic sliding window problem. But, instead of the traditional iterative approach, we take a recursive approach.

Advent of Code: Day 8

5 minute read

Today tripped me up a bit in part 2 due to my lack of understanding around copying objects in Raku. Regardless, we made it through and are now over 30% of th...