Category: Advent of Code

Advent of Code 2019 - Day 14+

My participation in Advent of Code 2019 has come to an end. My last post was about day 13 of Advent of Code 2019. After that I still made solutions for day 14, 15 and partially day 16. But I've come to the point where the challenges take longer to do…

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Advent of Code 2019 - Day 13

Another task that needed to be solved using our intcode computer. The intcode program we were provided was an implementation of Atari Breakout. We had to write an "AI" to beat the game and then find out what's the final score. This was quite an…

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Advent of Code 2019 - Day 12

Today's task was more about fun space shenanigans. We had to simulate four moons and their positions and velocity and for part 1 needed to calculate how much total energy there was after 1000 steps. For part 2 we needed to find the step at which they…

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Advent of Code 2019 - Day 11

After the angle madness of yesterday today's challenge was quite relaxing. We had to use our finished intcode computer to move a robot over panels to paint them and according to the color of the current panel make it move it different directions…

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Advent of Code 2019 - Day 10

Today was quite challenging compared to the last few days. The problem had a lot to do with angles and because I didn't want to mess with floating point numbers I multiplied them by an integer. This is definitely not the best solution but it works…

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