### Re: Diamonds for fun

by BrowserUk (Pope)
 on Mar 05, 2011 at 11:10 UTC ( #891562=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Diamonds for fun

Golf:68. How to get rid of those reverses?

```perl -E"\$n=pop;say' 'x(\$n-\$_),1..\$_,reverse 1..\$_-1for 1..\$n,reverse 1
+..\$n-1" 9

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Re^2: Diamonds for fun
by a (Friar) on Mar 06, 2011 at 00:15 UTC
```perl -e '\$n=pop; print "\n", " "x(\$n-\$_),1..\$_,reverse 1..\$_-1, for 1.
+.\$n,reverse 1..\$n-1'  9
for 5.8 ish ... seems like there's a marvelous recursive solution but my brain is too small to find it.

a

Re^2: Diamonds for fun
by LanX (Bishop) on May 04, 2011 at 16:22 UTC
Golf:56 :)
```perl -E'\$_=pop;sub r{1..\$_,reverse 1..\$_-1}say" "x(9-\$_),r for r' 9
1
121
12321
1234321
123454321
12345654321
1234567654321
123456787654321
12345678987654321
123456787654321
1234567654321
12345654321
123454321
1234321
12321
121
1

Cheers Rolf

Combining with other posts here, golf:55

perl -E'\$_=pop;sub r{1..\$_,reverse 1..\$_-1}say\$"x(9-\$_),r for r' 9

Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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