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Language Handicap

This question is because my favorite language C++ does not lend itself to code golf. Now I could try and pick up a new scripting language (like golf-script) or brush up on an old favorite (perl), but ...
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Programming in LabVIEW - how to measure program size?

Inspired by this question, how would a LabVIEW program be scored? As one of the only graphical languages in common use today, LabVIEW is a bit of an outsider. As odd as it is, LabVIEW is a serious ...
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Are physical analogs of programming legitimate?

By physical analogs, I mean solutions written via objects in the physical world. Specifically, I am referring to a couple solutions to this challenge (including my own and a couple others). Should ...
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Minecraft I/O Methods

Seeing as how we've discussed a size measurement for Minecraft redstone creations, I thought I'd follow that up with establishing standard output and input methods. Minecraft, obviously, does not ...
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Do submissions have to be answered with a programming language?

We've got various answers strewn across meta that tell different stories: On the standard loopholes, we disallow answers that aren't programming languages. This appears to be the most definitive ...
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How to score the Lego WeDo programming language?

Lego WeDo is a programming language meant for children, used to play with some simple Lego robotics. It's a visual drag-and-drop language. Here is a screenshot of a divisibility tester written in ...
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How to count bytes FAQ

We've got a lot of questions asking how to count the bytes in different situations. This question is here to put them all in one spot. General questions How to count "interactive" answers ...
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Input/Output format, scoring, and the status of The Powder Toy

The Powder Toy is a falling-sand game with enough functionality to be classified as a interesting take on fungeoids. However, there are a few problems with this. Input/Output Programs (simulations) ...
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Byte count for programs in visual languages

for code golf challenges, how would bytes be counted for visual programming/patcher languages like puredata? I thought maybe a system based on the language's saved file size for a patch, but that ...
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Methods / Tools for counting Minecraft program size

Extension of this thread. In this thread, please post tools or methods to count the size of programs to aid others in this process. These tools/methods should follow the counting rules listed in the ...
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How can answers in ROBLOX Lua be scored?

I know scripting in ROBLOX is basically lua, but it adds a few elements. Those being a three-dimensional world and some kind of object orientation. Now, just for the sake of it, not to actually expect ...