Copilot experiments

Since its that time of the year again and holiday spirit is once again elevated by advent of code challenge, I decided to participate, but this time with the help of Github AI assistant Copilot.

So start 2 month trial, install Idea plugin and here we go. And the first impressions were … not great. At first it did not generate anything. I spent 10 minutes with trying few things. Then I found out how to define method and first sudgestions appeared.

It seemed like it was reading my mind … code was sometimes usable as is, sometimes needed a bit of tweaking, rarely was completely off. But I was amazed about how it worked out