Monthly Archives: March 2007

Cracking”The World’s Hardest Sudoku Puzzle” with XSLT in less than 1.5 seconds

Update: Andrew Welch found out that he had been referring not to the genuine AI Escargot puzzle:    While this is considered to be a harder puzzle for humans, both our XSLT solvers had less trouble and took less time … Continue reading

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Can we make C# look more like XPath?

Why, the answer is quite positive and just to prove this yesterday Oleg Tkachenko published his string extension methods substringBefore() and substringAfter(). Great! But he forgot one of my favourite — translate(). Here is a two-minutes-lunchbreak implementation:  public static string           translate(this … Continue reading

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