Andrew Boelbaai Wins the CC Code Challenge (Week 12)

We have a winner of last week’s CC Weekly Code Challenge, sponsored by IAR Systems! We posted a code snippet with an error and challenged the engineering community to find the mistake!

Congratulations to Andrew Boelbaai of Sugar Land, Texas, United States for winning the CC Weekly Code Challenge for Week 121! Andrew will receive the Elektor 2011 & 2012 Archive DVD.

Andrew’s correct answer was randomly selected from the pool of responses that correctly identified an error in the code. Andrew answered:

Line 10: J is not incrementing and causing an infinite loop. Must be for(j=0; j<count; sum += data[j++])


You can see the complete list of weekly winners and code challenges here.

What is the CC Weekly Code Challenge?
Each week, Circuit Cellar’s technical editors purposely insert an error in a snippet of code. It could be a semantic error, a syntax error, a design error, a spelling error, or another bug the editors slip in. You are challenged to find the error.Once the submission deadline passes, Circuit Cellar will randomly select one winner from the group of respondents who submit the correct answer.

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Submission Deadline: The deadline for each week’s challenge is Sunday, 12 PM ESTRefer to the Rules, Terms & Conditions for information about eligibility and prizes.