What's New - April, 2008
April 8, 2008: One week before our big trip to Europe and most all the advanced planning is done. We're reading through the guidebooks that we do not plan to carry with us in order to absorb a little more background about the places we'll be visiting.
I took time to update our Age Problem Solver program today to include the current Mensa Calendar puzzle and a couple of wording variations of previous puzzles. I also added two button to help test and debug the program. One button reloads the parsing tables without restarting the program and the other to "backtest" all available problems and display a summary of results.
April 2, 2008: Being retired, I don't spend much time in my car listening to radio these days, but I do enjoy NPR's CarTalk program while in my shop on weekends. One of the best parts is the weekly "Puzzler". This week's was solved with a simple program that I decided to post as a Beginners level program in our Delphi Techniques section. Here's a link to the details and download page for Car Talk Reversed Ages puzzler program.
April 1, 2008: A pandigital number by definition contains all of the digits 0 to 9 exactly once. An "almost: pandigital number is 9 digits long containing 1 to 9 exactly once. Previous versions of today's program solved a couple of sample problems about these number types mainly as a programming exercise. Today's update, Pandigitals Version 3.0 answers three additional problems about pandigital numbers proposed by viewers:
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