Stephan van Hulst wrote:more importantly than solving the puzzles early, it's important to stick with it and finish as much as possible.
Tim Cooke wrote:It's the annual Advent of Excuses for Liutauras. Looking forward to some creativity this year.
Tim Cooke AoC 2021 wrote:I spent some time last night trying to get my TypeScript environment ready... and went back to Java
Tim Cooke AoC 2020 wrote:my team is doing a lot of TypeScript so might give that a go... I had thought about using TypeScript but changed my mind because I've never used Java before
Tim Cooke wrote:I spent some time last night trying to get my TypeScript environment ready for today, but it got to midnight and I bailed and went back to Java.
My AoC solutions can only be described as functional.
Liurauras wrote:I knew I heard it before somewhere.
Liutauras Vilda wrote:If I wouldn't have solved it, I wouldn't look at your solution. Maybe just would make sense if that would be shared though github means or similar ,so it is not visible right away (until you click a link)?
Tim Cooke wrote:I spent some time last night trying to get my TypeScript environment ready for today
Stephan van Hulst wrote:Day 3 was definitely a spike in difficulty. It wasn't difficult per se, but definitely more difficult than the past two days.
Liutauras Vilda wrote:It's really so fun. I think Tim brought this here to coderanch. Actually going to find that thread, because I don't remember exactly how all this started.
It is nice to see how Advent of Code actually grows. Just checked the stats from back in 2017. The first problem was solved by 50K users, while now in 2021, almost 150K - tripled.