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Python-based software & Services #2

Python-based software & Services #2
15th April 2015 08:10

"Digit Doublets" Review

Did you know that we have the special island in CheckiO that is devoted by Lewis Carroll? Charles Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll) was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. He also wrote several books with mathemical and logical puzzles.
10th April 2015 13:42
by bryukh

Games Of Chance

Today we present our newest chance based mission: "Texas Referee"
8th April 2015 09:37

"Roman Numerals" Review

The Republic, Julius Caesar, The Colosseum. Yes, I'm talking about Ancient Rome. A few days ago I read Conn Iggulden's book about Caesar successor, Octavian and remembered the CheckiO mission "Roman Numerals". So let's look revisit this numeral system.
3rd April 2015 14:12

Guido van Rossum's Code Review #1

Guido van Rossum's Code Review #1
1st April 2015 10:03

"Golden Pyramid" Review

Let's look at a classical CS problem that was realised as the Checkio mission. I mean "Golden Pyramid" mission. Consider a triangle of numbers. There is one number in the top of the triangle. On the next level - two numbers, then three and so on. You are start at the top and should down to the bottom of the triangle. For each step down you can move to on of two cell below current. And you "collect" (summarize) passed numbers. Your goal is find the maximum possible sum of numbers for all possible routes from top to bottom.
27th March 2015 12:21
by bryukh

Python-based software & Family Gifts Mission

Python based software and new mission announcement
25th March 2015 09:10

"Open Labyrinth" Review

Today, let's try to find a path between two points in the maze. We will take a closer look at the "Open Labyrinth"
20th March 2015 12:15

CheckiO Mission Translation Summary

CheckiO Mission Translation Statistica
18th March 2015 08:57

"Elementary" One-liners Overview (Part II)

In <a href="http://www.checkio.org/blog/elementary-one-liners/">the last Weekly Overview</a> we looked at first ten missions from the "Elementary" island. Today we've got the second part of our Weekly Review for your reading pleasure.
13th March 2015 08:30

Python In Games

How Python is used in game industry
11th March 2015 09:48

Python Education Summit & Python Learning Resources #2

First off, we'd like to tell you about the upcoming 2015 Python Education Summit in Montréal, Canada. There's going to be an array of talks on Python and Education prior to PyCon 2015's main conference! A full description of each talk will be coming soon, but at the moment you can check out the Education Summit schedule and register for the conference.
25th February 2015 09:44

"Elementary" One-liners Overview

As you may know we have a special island for our coding newbies -- <a href="http://www.checkio.org/station/library/">"Elementary"</a>. On this island we've created very simple missions which include hints to help solve them. So if you just have finished the TreeHouse or CodeAcademy courses, or you already know some python syntax, then this island is absolutely for you.
20th February 2015 12:04

Guido van Rossum's Code Review #0 and Ghost Ship mission update

Check out new Guido van Rossum's code reviews and tack down the fabled Pirate Ghost Ship Missions with CheckiO. Ghost Missions are coming back as part of a non-stop CheckiO explosion! You can now compete in these missions on the Codeship Island.
19th February 2015 08:20

CheckiO Weekly #2 ― Braille Translator Review

Today I would like delve into the Braille system. Braille is a tactile writing system used by the blind and the visually impaired. It is traditionally written with embossed paper.
13th February 2015 11:30

CheckiO and Treehouse

It looks like you've recently opened the beautiful world of programming for yourself and chosen Python as your first language. That's actually a wise choice.
10th February 2015 23:59

CheckiO Weekly #1 ― Pangram Review

Today I would examine the fresh CheckiO mission.
6th February 2015 12:43

Python in Poland

As you know, we recently held our Polish Python Competition on CheckiO.
3rd February 2015 21:18

CheckiO Weekly #0 ― Clock Angle Review

Today we will examine the "Clock Angle" (http://www.checkio.org/mission/clock-angle/share/7defeec919a61f851255c46c1c9e12e5/) mission. You are given a time in 24-hour format and you should calculate a lesser angle between the hour and minute hands in degrees for analog clock. Simple mathematic model. But you can solve this even if you don't have doctor degree in Mathematics. Just watch at an analog clock. Old grandmother cuckoo-clock will be nice or find some video with analog clock (yeah it's sound weird).
30th January 2015 11:07

New Community Missions!

We have two new missions for everyone to enjoy, both made by CheckiO community members.
27th January 2015 21:31
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