### tanmay2625's blog

By tanmay2625, history, 2 years ago,

Dear Codeforces Community,

Many times, we find it difficult to implement solutions to some problems (generally higher than our own rating), even after reading editorials. There are some implementation details that are not clear. At such times, it is useful to add some contestants as friends who write clean and readable codes. Also, their codes help us to get the idea of solutions (just after the contest) even before editorials are published.

Here are some contestants (in no particular order) that I know who write very neat, clean and readable codes and have helped me a lot so far through their codes :

Name such contestants that you know in the comments section for the benefit of everyone!

Happy coding!

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 » 2 years ago, # |   -42 I think I write pretty neat code. Also, Um_nik has great code like you mentioned (I like referring to his solutions when stuck). There's tourist, ecnerwala and many others too.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +17 Major missing : icecuber antontrygubO_o 300iq
 » 2 years ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   +19 My favorites kocko, Java, beethoven97, mohmahkho, emthrm and Petr
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ | ← Rev. 2 →   +9 Thanks! Didn't know that somebody reads my solutions and finds them actually good. :)
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   +7 thanks for your mention
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 Petr is recently using C++ and he writes neat and detailed code.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +17 I think this, this, this or this can get you a lot of information!
 » 2 years ago, # |   -20 No mention of tourist?
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   +30 Stating the obvious is boring.
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   +2 Sorry but i don't find his code neat. The code might be the most optimised and everything but when it comes to neatness, na. Most people don't like such indentations and coding styles, especially from India.
•  » » 23 months ago, # ^ |   +1 2 Spaces throws me away. idk why, I find code with tab = 2 spaces very hard to read lol.
 » 2 years ago, # | ← Rev. 3 →   +13 Too many blogs on this topic as T1mofey778 has stated, stop spamming old shits please.
 » 2 years ago, # |   -34 My favourite: Not-Afraid.
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   0 He is not asking favourite... please Re-read the question
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   0 Why the F* people are downvoting me? If i can't i express my views then why this blog was written?
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 rajat1603 he too writes elegant code
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   0 I think you know his last visit .
•  » » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   0 but still he has done almost every question from 2000-2600 rating.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +20
 » 2 years ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   0
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ | ← Rev. 2 →   +9 I swear I didn't name my bool variables "shit" for the pun.
•  » » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   +1 Ayaya !
 » 2 years ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   +13
 » 2 years ago, # |   +7 Read jiangly's codes, for div2 contests, most of the time his codes are better implemented and readable than editorial solutions (Just my opinion tho)I have learned a lot from his submissions!
 » 2 years ago, # |   0
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 VladProg also writes very neat and clear codes especially for graph problems
 » 2 years ago, # |   +15 Baraa_Armoush write neet and understandable code
 » 2 years ago, # |   +21 Codes of vitux are most readable for me
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   -6 arthurg's code is the most garbage. Whenever I go take out the trash, I make sure to also run rm -rf codeforce_problems to take out the garbage code.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +7 real.emerald ofc
 » 2 years ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   +5 i think the best contestant who writes its code very clean very smart and very very short codes for very tough problems is this guy https://codeforces.com/profile/KMAASZRAA and the reason of his clean codes is the time he spent to thinking the exact implementation for a problem and his clean codes helps him to implement the very hard problems in very short time
 » 2 years ago, # |   +10 _overrated_ has a very neat codestyle
 » 2 years ago, # |   +23 _tryhard has a very neat codestyle
 » 2 years ago, # |   +8 harshit15 writes too elegant solutions.I have learnt a lot from his submissions
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 pllk's code always helps me, sometimes even better than the editorials.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +42 One suggestion to all from my side : Avoid checking Radewoosh code. It will save your time though!
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   +36 Well, I’m using my native language mixed with English, sorry for that.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +39
 » 2 years ago, # |   +5 Using the opportunity: does anybody here understand NEAT algorithm, has implemented it and can answer me a few questions about speciation?
•  » » 22 months ago, # ^ |   0 Since nobody has responded, I take up the opportunity to introduce you to someone who can really help.I would suggest Ashishgup writes the best code in terms of neatness and declaring variable names that are quite intuitive. In short his codes are pretty much self explanatory.Many coders here in India I guess learn from his submissions.Also he has a very high submission count. This helps in a way that which ever problem I choose its most likely that he has a submission.
•  » » » 22 months ago, # ^ |   +1 Huh? NEAT stands for “NeuroEvolution of Augmenting Topologies”, it’s a machine learning algorithm...During the contest my code should be as comfortable as possible for me and only for me, and it is, so I don’t need such help xd
•  » » » » 22 months ago, # ^ |   0 Lol i am so stupid.But great to have a comment from you.
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 hohl writes very neat code. His most submissions are really awesome.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +15 I always check MiracleFaFa's submissions. He could do 30 lines of my code in 3 line codes.
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   +2 He is insane !
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 It would be a help if someone suggests me some way I can improve the readability of my code. TIA
 » 2 years ago, # |   -9 hitman623 see his code
•  » » 2 years ago, # ^ |   0 His indentation style is bad though.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +5
•  » » 23 months ago, # ^ |   +5 Press F for everyone who fell for it
 » 2 years ago, # |   +11
 » 2 years ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   +18 Are you kidding , put mango_lassi at the top of the list.No one compares to him in clean and readable code.
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 Once I read someone's code while going through the solutions and I found it really beauTiFul. I guess that's been my motivation for writing a cleaner code and I hope I'm doing well as abeginer.
•  » » 23 months ago, # ^ |   -8 It was my code. I write my shit better than your shit and everyone's shit.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +3 uwi. one of the best Java coder. His coding style and prepared libraries are so elegant.
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 My ICPC teammate abhi2402 always writes neat codes. I learn a lot from his codes while upsolving!
 » 2 years ago, # |   -8
 » 2 years ago, # |   0
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 krijgertje might not write neat code, but his logic is very unique, and if you see closer you will be surprised as to how a human being could think of that problem in that way. He might not be the best but he stands out.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +10 Kuroni writes really neat code! I learned a lot from his solutions and implementations.
 » 2 years ago, # |   +9 I too write neat and readable code but I can't solve more than C/D and C/D are solved by tons of contestants! :'(
•  » » 23 months ago, # ^ |   -8 Watch and learn me
 » 2 years ago, # |   0 pllk for sure
 » 23 months ago, # |   -21 Guys watch out my code it's very clean
 » 23 months ago, # |   +8 .Nik. writes elegant Java code. Have a look at his submissions :)
 » 23 months ago, # |   0
 » 23 months ago, # |   +5 I really like ecnerwala's code especially for div 2 problems
 » 23 months ago, # |   +6 I've seen solutions from all these users. But I think they don't even come close to ecnerwala's. His code is not only clean and understandable, he also has very clear ideas about his conceptual solutions, which makes him write much fewer lines than the average. This distinguishes him from other top contestants, who sometimes write spaghetti code due to time pressure. Additionally, he often adds assertions, which I find useful to know what assumptions are made in each part of the code. When I don't understand a problem, the very first thing I do is check if he has solved it.
 » 23 months ago, # |   +8
 » 23 months ago, # |   +28 How did you forget tourist? I always read his code and understand the idea easily. Am I the only one?
 » 22 months ago, # |   -9 Neat codes are overrated. Change my mind.
 » 11 months ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   +31 Just wanted to update the list for users who haven't been mentioned: I learned a lot from their submissions :DLong live neat and readable codes!
 » 11 months ago, # |   +11 I refer to the Python codes of these folks quite often :)
 » 11 months ago, # |   +12 codes by jiangly I think are the most easy to read even for beginners.
 » 4 months ago, # | ← Rev. 2 →   +1 I think tourist too.
 » 4 months ago, # |   +8 I love to see code of Farhod_Farmon , peti1234 , QAQAutoMaton, Petr & Um_nik as they write very neat and understandable solution. I'm trying to learn as much as I can from their code( for me it's may be A, B or C).
 » 4 months ago, # |   0 -is-this-fft is my favorite lol. Really love his functional style, it makes the code easy to debug and easy on the eyes
 » 4 months ago, # |   +8 dendi239 and his debug macros
 » 4 months ago, # |   +3 I found The_Alchemist Ashishgup solutions very neat and readable.
 » 4 months ago, # |   +10 Following are the best for me:- ksun48 - Ashishgup - jiangly - akaman123 - IntoTheNight - epsilon_573
•  » » 4 months ago, # ^ |   0 Delighted my code could help you. Sadly I am busy with my intern right now and taking a break from CP.
 » 4 months ago, # |   0 i like too the contestants u listed im gonna add Bakry — DeadlyPillow — BucketPotato