lcm, rotate!, and modulo - Day 08 - Advent of Code 2023

Learn how to solve day 8 of Advent of Code 2023 - The Haunted Wasteland - in this Ruby tutorial.

We'll cover:
Parsing the input data into directions and a graph representation
Navigating the graph by rotating through direction turns
Finding paths in the graph from starting to ending nodes
Handling Part 2 where paths start from multiple nodes
Using the modulo operator and lcm method to align ending points
Refactoring to allow re-use for both parts with a block

This solution demonstrates some elegant Ruby data structures and methods like rotate, lcm, and inject to concisely traverse a directed graph. The code walkthrough explains the initial thought process and a failed solution attempt before arriving at the final answer.

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