• Here are all articles tagged Challenges
  • Problem of the Day

    Posted on March 5th, 2014 | Tags: Challenges, Problemotd

    I seem to be in to launching things on my birthday. I bought the domain for this site on my birthday and I started work on a site called Problem of the Day which just officially launched today. If you're in to logic puzzles and short programming problems check it out http://www.problemotd.com/.

    This site was the first time I needed to send out e-mails in mass quantities. I ended up going with Mandrill and couldn't be happier. If you're looking for an …

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  • Achieving Your Goals

    Posted on May 4th, 2013 | Tags: Challenges

    Achieving your goals can be easy or hard. It's really all up to you. You can attack a long term goal using many short term goals or you can just pin up your goal on the wall and be a go getter. There's no right or wrong way to organizing your goals. What matters is that you're always working to achieve one of those goals.

    I think it's silly that we're always setting new goals on New Years Eve. Why should we limit …

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  • Rotating a Matrix

    Posted on April 20th, 2013 | Tags: Challenges, Python

    From time to time when I'm bored I'll go through seemingly simple programming/interview challenges. One that I found interesting was the following:

    Rotate an NxN matrix 90 degrees in the clockwise direction.

    Sometimes the question also has a "bonus" challenge of rotating the matrix in memory. So basically without creating a new array or matrix. I'm not really a fan of this addition since it takes the naive approach off the board. Granted the naive approach is really dirty compared to what it …

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