# 4ms C++ deque Solution - Long but Different, Feedback?

• class Solution {
private:
vector    <vector<int>> vec;
public:
vector<vector<int>> zigzagLevelOrder(TreeNode* root) {
if(!root) return vec;

int count_odd = 1;
int count_even = 0;
deque<TreeNode *> abc;
abc.push_front(root);
bool odd = true;
int level = 0;
vec.push_back(vector<int>());

while(!abc.empty()) {
//In odd levels,push_front pop_back, left first, right next, keep count on how many nodes are being pushed, how many nodes to pop
//In Even levels, push_back,pop_front, right first, left next, keep count on how many nodes are being pushed, how many nodes to pop
if(odd) {
auto node = abc.back();
vec[level].push_back(node->val);
abc.pop_back();
if(node->left) {
abc.push_front(node->left);
count_even++;
}
if(node->right) {
abc.push_front(node->right);
count_even++;

}
if(--count_odd == 0) {
odd = false;
level++;
vec.push_back(vector<int>());
}
} else {

auto node = abc.front();
vec[level].push_back(node->val);

abc.pop_front();
if(node->right) {
abc.push_back(node->right);
count_odd++;
}
if(node->left) {
abc.push_back(node->left);
count_odd++;
}
if(--count_even == 0) {
odd = true;
level++;
vec.push_back(vector<int>());
}

}

}
vec.pop_back();

return vec;

}

};

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