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DarkBASIC Discussion / DBHeaven.com Programming Challenge

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Marc Fleury
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Posted: 2nd Oct 2002 07:42
Every other month, DBHeaven.com will host a Programming Challenge, in which members of the DB community get to test their coding skills against one another. The Challenge for October has just begun. If you want to take part, read the rules below...


DBHeaven.com Programming Challenge Rules for October

1. All entries must be submitted as .dba files (or straight text).

2. All entries must be sent to challenge@dbheaven.com before midnight October 31st.

3. You may enter as often as you like.

4. In November, Marc Fleury will select the Challenge Champion, and award that lucky individual ... something really cool!

5. Entries must be able to run in DarkBASIC 1.08

6. Your program may only use the following commands:

Variable manipulation commands:
ASC()
CHR$()
LEFT$()
LEN()
LOWER$()
MID$()
RIGHT$()
STR$()
UPPER$()
VAL()

Math-related commands
COS()
TIMER()
RANDOMIZE
RND()
SIN()
TAN()

User input commands
KEYSTATE()
INKEY$()
INPUT

Display-related commands:
CLS
RGB()
HIDE MOUSE
INK
TEXT
PRINT
SET TEXT SIZE
SET TEXT OPAQUE
SET TEXT TRANSPARENT
SYNC / SYNC ON / SYNC RATE

Structure-related commands:
DIM
DO / LOOP
END
FOR / NEXT / STEP
FUNCTION / ENDFUNCTION
GOSUB / RETURN
IF / ELSE / ENDIF
READ / DATA / RESTORE
REM / REMSTART / REMEND
REPEAT / UNTIL
WAIT
WHILE / ENDWHILE



Entries will be judged on: adherence to the rules, originality, fun-factor, and coding flair. The Challenge Champ will be announced early in November. Entries may be posted on DBHeaven.com after the Challenge is over. If you don't want your entry to appear on DBHeaven.com, you can still enter -- simply mention your wishes in your submission email.

Good luck, and have fun.

To find out more about the Challenge, visit http://www.DBHeaven.com
David T
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Posted: 6th Oct 2002 22:09
You can't use sync off?

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Especially the Episodes with Starships in.
The Darthster
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Posted: 6th Oct 2002 23:22
Why would you want to?
Richard Davey
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Posted: 7th Oct 2002 03:31
True - by default it's off anyway

Cheers,

Rich

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swdave
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Posted: 8th Oct 2002 02:21
Why would you require DarkBASIC 1.08 and not the current version 1.13. That version is not even available anymore

Marc Fleury
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Posted: 9th Oct 2002 07:51
Good point. I've changed the rules to say that the submissons have to run on the 1.13 demo.

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