submitted 10 months ago by wolre to c/[email protected]
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[-] GlitzyArmrest 22 points 10 months ago

Maybe I'm the weird one here, but even in college I never had to PHYSICALLY WRITE code.

[-] 3ntranced 10 points 9 months ago

Man, my CS Final freshman year we had to write like a three page script by hand, and you'd get points off for margin spacing. On fucking paper.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 9 months ago

Same here. Professor was an absolute clown too, his example HTML boilerplate for some project we had to do had © 1996 professor dipshit This was early 2010s. He also took points off my midterm one semester for not surrounding my JS with comment tags since, otherwise it wouldn't run on Netscape"

[-] GlitzyArmrest 1 points 9 months ago

WTF! Like, I understand not allowing IDEs or anything with syntax highlighting for an exam. But can't that be accomplished by just using something like notepad on a kiosk computer made for testing?

[-] 3ntranced 1 points 9 months ago

That would require effort and planning on the professors end! This was a big 10 school too, shows where the money is spent.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 9 months ago

I've had job interviews where I had to hand-write a basic cms with no Internet access. With my handwriting that's not good.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 9 months ago

Wait… a cms for an interview is already ridiculous, but hand written? That’s just stupid

[-] [email protected] 2 points 9 months ago

Yeah, it wasn't fun!

[-] wolre 1 points 9 months ago
[-] [email protected] 1 points 9 months ago

I had a few where it was here's a block of code debug it. The others were just write algorithms in in a intelligible fashion.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 9 months ago

I whiteboard my pseudocode, but that doesn't use brackets.

[-] [email protected] 13 points 9 months ago

I can handwrite beautiful braces

[-] [email protected] 8 points 9 months ago

Pro tip: think of a bracket as an S and a 2 on top of each other. Which one is on top of which will depend on whether you're writing an opening bracket or a closing bracket. Just try it out and you'll see which is which.

After you try it out, as another comment pointed out, think of your 2s and Ss as surrounding a circle. That way your traces get closer to the actual shape.

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[-] bappity 6 points 10 months ago

curly brackets suck to draw 😭

[-] Dadam 2 points 9 months ago

Just draw different iterations of the shape of an integral stacked on top of each other

[-] Under_enrage 4 points 9 months ago

My technique for this a bracket with a circle in the middle.

[-] tungah 1 points 9 months ago

I don't see any difference. ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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