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 Post subject: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:57 am 
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I think you should open a challenge section, where users will post exercises and other users will try to solve them. The challenges should be in three categories: beginner, intermediate, advanced.


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:39 am 
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I actually think this is a pretty good idea, but whether it needs a whole section of the forum to itself is questionable. Why not give it a try first by posting things in "PHP - Code" with the challenge as part of the subject line, like "[Challenge - Basic] Reversing a string" for example? If it's popular then we could make a new folder just for those threads.


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:50 am 
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By section i mean a space, not a forum section :) .

I once took part on a c++ contest page where you wrote the code on a texfield and submited it.
It was an automatic system. Once you submited the code, after 5 seconds it displayed: good or wrong, and you would earn points.

It was a very challenging page :)


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:58 am 
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That sounds pretty cool imo. I'd be up for that :)


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:03 am 
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So why don't you start a challenge right now? Maybe a beginner one, so i can participate too :D


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:33 am 
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Ok!!

There was a bit of this back when I was on phpfreaks.com.

There was a challenge made to create a rot_13 encryption function without using any PHP functions (constructs are OK). It's pretty easy...but it makes you think.

Anyway, here's the original function you have to mimic: http://uk.php.net/str_rot13. Remember, no predefined PHP functions!!!

I've already done this. If you want to cheat or check your version, mine is here: http://jackpf.co.uk/index.php?action=fo ... #Post:2232

Good luck! :D

Regards,
Jack.


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:33 am 
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Good Idea!


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:39 am 
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Yeah but that challenge should be posted somewhere else :)


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:40 am 
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yeah right!


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:42 am 
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Well, there isn't a challenge section yet :P


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:45 am 
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WE NEED A CHALLENGE SECTION :D


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:44 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:55 am 
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Can anyone begin a simple challenge?


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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
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 Post subject: Re: Challenge section
PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:37 am 
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I did a very simple one at PHP - Code. Have a look at it and give me feedbacks


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