TECC

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"Project Euler is a series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve. Although mathematics will help you arrive at elegant and efficient methods, the use of a computer and programming skills will be required to solve most problems."

http://projecteuler.net/


TECC - The Euler Coding Collective (worldwide)[edit]

Just wanted to drop a note (for those who haven't yet read about it via twitter, specifically) that us weird Europeans (at the Metalab, that is) just started a new team called TECC (as in: The Euler Coding Collective), that made it our business to go through every single mathematical problem on the Project Euler site in various languages.

So far, we've got 8 TECC members, used 11 different languages (that being Python, Ruby, Javascript, C#, C++, C, Haskell, Erlang, Lisp, T-SQL and Assembler), and encountered problem no. 17, each of these numbers being incremented almost daily - and we're having the time of our lives (or well, lots of fun at least)!

TECC Vienna meets once a week (officially; in fact, it's been a little more often for now) to nerd around together, try out new things and get and give help from/to each other. (Pro tip: running your program while taking the time makes it just so much more a challenge. =)

All in all, I can only most warmly recommend to join the fun! Get your hands on http://projecteuler.net! Let's share our experience and create a pool for all the solutions we found!


Take care, astera

Git Repository of the Problems we solved (so far):[edit]

Watch or download from http://github.com/Metalab/tecc or if you have git installed just:

git clone git://github.com/Metalab/tecc.git

Since not everyone's working on the same Euler problem at the same time, the idea is for each participant to create a subfolder in /tecc named after himself, as in:

github.com/tecc/tecc/user_name/problem_number/

Ok, this doesn't yet work so well... so most of the code is still sitting in our mailbox at tecc (at) hackerspaces.org - this should definitely be changed though!!!


Get started, and enjoy! ^^

The Euler Coders, collected (so far):[edit]

Contributor Languages
angelol python, javascript, erlang, lisp
astera ruby, python, C, javascript
astro erlang
citizen428 ruby, haskell, scala
enki python
fabian scala, objective C (someday...)
fin python
nex python, haskell
niel C++, C#, T-SQL, Assembler
red667 haskell
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