Issue: 1.1 (August/September 2002)
Author: Sean Beach
Author Bio: Sean has been programming since he was eleven and has used REALbasic since version 1.0.
Article Description: About the challenge
Article Length (in bytes): 4,328
Starting Page Number: 50
Article Number: 1018
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In REALchallenge, I'll have contests that will appeal to both beginners and experienced users. These challenges may consist of entire programs, games, classes, or just algorithms. One issue I'll do a beginner challenge; the next may be an intermediate or advanced challenge. Regardless of difficulty level, each issue I will present a new programming task and give you a couple months to write, debug, and submit your solution.
Your submission will be reviewed on the following criteria: code style, user interface (if applicable), features, and overall function.
REALbasic Developerwill choose the best submission and I'll feature it in a future column. I may also show my own solution to the task, and explain the logic behind the code.
Winners will be presented in the following categories: Most Efficient Code, Best Interface (if applicable), Coolest Feature, and Best Overall. Each winner will receive a book of their choice, courtesy of Peachpit Press (we'll contact you with a list of books to choose from), and possibly other prizes as well!
This Month's Challenge
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