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Kev Adsett
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BPM Counter

04 March 2014

This was my fastest coding challenge to date. My brother called me up and asked me for an app that he needed that evening, and gave me the following specifications:

  • Counts down from 1000 (configurable) at a given speed in beats per minute (BPM)
  • points can be deducted for three different reasons: player is wrong, player passes, or player uses a clue
  • bpm is dynamic
  • can be played/paused

My challenge was to do this in an hour during my lunch break and a further hour when I got home. I am pretty pleased with the result, and so was he!