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Craig Steiner
08/01/05 22:16
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#98653 - In progress
Responding to: Craig Steiner's previous message
I'm in the process of coding the "coding challenge" page. This will eventually allow people to submit their suggestions for a code challenge automatically.

However, for the sake of testing, would anyone like to suggest an initial code challenge? I guess it should be complex enough that it is truly a challenge but not so complex that it requires 8 hours of development. For example, "Write the code for a subroutine that multiplies a 16-bit value in R6 and R7 by a 16-bit value in R4 and R5. The result should be left in R0, R1, R2, and R3." I don't want to use that, though, because the answer is pretty much in the tutorials (though I guess we could see if someone has a better solution).

I'd like to test this "live". I already have code that will present the current challenge and let anyone submit a solution; the solution will not be made public but the user can edit his own solution as many times as he'd like as long as the challenge is still open.

I'd like to get people submitting solutions to a preliminary challenge as that will give me better data with which to test rather than inventing test data offline.

If someone can provide a suggestion for an initial challenge, I think I could have the code challenge section working on a preliminary basis by Wednesday.

Craig Steiner Webmaster

List of 39 messages in thread
Coding competition idea      Craig Steiner      08/01/05 09:26      
   YES!      Jan Waclawek      08/01/05 09:29      
      That would be      Craig Steiner      08/01/05 09:43      
   In progress      Craig Steiner      08/01/05 22:16      
      I have a few, but      Erik Malund      08/02/05 07:19      
         Last post      Steve M. Taylor      08/02/05 08:38      
            C-illiteracy      Jan Waclawek      08/02/05 09:09      
               C-illiterate (non) anonymous      Steve M. Taylor      08/02/05 09:56      
                  Where can I get it?      Ian Bell      08/06/05 08:55      
                     8051, AVR, (ARM ? ) and Rabbit      Steve M. Taylor      08/06/05 10:06      
                        Embedded Pascal et al      Ian Bell      08/07/05 10:20      
                           Modula      Steve M. Taylor      08/07/05 15:05      
         same thing here      Jon Ledbetter      08/02/05 09:06      
         <10k, ???      Jon Ledbetter      08/02/05 09:08      
            not a html tag proble      Erik Malund      08/02/05 14:49      
               Quote problem      Jon Ledbetter      08/02/05 15:12      
                  Escape sequence      Craig Steiner      08/02/05 15:30      
         Derivatives, languages, and voting      Craig Steiner      08/02/05 14:59      
         derivatives      Jan Waclawek      08/02/05 16:25      
            Derivatives      Steve M. Taylor      08/03/05 04:02      
               this is it!      Jan Waclawek      08/03/05 05:50      
                  I can't      Erik Malund      08/03/05 06:51      
               Issues with C challenges      Craig Steiner      08/03/05 06:55      
                  an example      Erik Malund      08/03/05 07:00      
                     I was wrong on both points      Erik Malund      08/03/05 07:13      
                        answer      Jacob Boyce      08/03/05 12:39      
                           actually I do not because ...      Erik Malund      08/03/05 13:20      
                     puzzle?      Jan Waclawek      08/03/05 07:25      
                        Wondering same thhong      Craig Steiner      08/03/05 08:04      
                           1) no it is not the weekly puzzle, that      Erik Malund      08/03/05 11:20      
                              depends on usage      Jan Waclawek      08/03/05 11:40      
                                 yes, but not forever      Erik Malund      08/03/05 12:04      
                                    wait forever      Jan Waclawek      08/03/05 16:09      
                                       Behave people.      Steve M. Taylor      08/03/05 16:15      
                                          That's the good thing      Craig Steiner      08/03/05 17:58      
                     C challenges      Craig Steiner      08/03/05 08:06      
                     Hardware problems      Craig Steiner      08/03/05 14:39      
                  the answer is what gets "marked"      Jan Waclawek      08/03/05 07:22      
                  Null points...      Donald Catto      08/03/05 10:49      

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