Java Streams

Posts talking about Java Streams and how they operate
Dec
21
Advent of Code 2020 Day 21

Advent of Code 2020 Day 21

The puzzle today, was really just creating a map of lists, cleaning up the map to be to a single item in a list, then using that to do some further determinations of counts of things
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Dec
19
Advent of Code 2020 Day 19

Advent of Code 2020 Day 19

The days are getting more difficult, and today's puzzle was no exception to the rule. I saw the puzzle come
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Dec
14
Advent of Code 2020 Day 14

Advent of Code 2020 Day 14

My biggest problem with part two was not realizing that whereas in part one, we were changing the value being stored, but in part two, we're storing the pre-defined VALUE to multiple address locations based on the criteria.
3 min read
Dec
11
Advent of Code 2020 Day 11

Advent of Code 2020 Day 11

I think the most frustrating part was that the example input data was processing and counting properly, but I was never able to get my input to work properly
2 min read
Dec
10
Advent of Code 2020 Day 10

Advent of Code 2020 Day 10

So, yeah...my solution sucks compared to that, but I think what I did learn was to sometimes take the methodical approach before trying to reinvent the wheel.
4 min read
Dec
09
Advent of Code 2020 Day 9

Advent of Code 2020 Day 9

I also continually feel like at least for Advent of Code, I spend more time to focus on better programming practices rather than speed
2 min read
Dec
08
Advent of Code 2020 Day 8

Advent of Code 2020 Day 8

I've yet to find a way to use java streams "properly" when having to track external state things, and especially in scenarios where there's asynchronous movements afoot
3 min read
Dec
07
Advent of Code 2020 Day 7

Advent of Code 2020 Day 7

So, this morning, when Sudo woke me up at 1:30 AM and I decided to use the toilet, I
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Dec
06
Advent of Code 2020 Day 6

Advent of Code 2020 Day 6

I made no logic changes and submitted the answer again, and it seemed to work this time, so for whatever reason, I probably just fat-fingered the value, which I guess happens.
2 min read
Dec
05
Advent of Code 2020 Day 5

Advent of Code 2020 Day 5

once you sit back and think about it, you come up with the REAL better way to approach it, iterative development is really interesting, but you have to understand your problem and have time to actually iterate on your solution to really be successful with it.
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