Pig Latin in CFML
Implement a program that translates from English to Pig Latin
exercism fetch cfml pig-latin
Implement a program that translates from English to Pig Latin.
Pig Latin is a made-up children's language that's intended to be confusing. It obeys a few simple rules (below), but when it's spoken quickly it's really difficult for non-children (and non-native speakers) to understand.
- Rule 1: If a word begins with a vowel sound, add an "ay" sound to the end of the word.
- Rule 2: If a word begins with a consonant sound, move it to the end of the word, and then add an "ay" sound to the end of the word.
There are a few more rules for edge cases, and there are regional variants too.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_latin for more details.
To run the code in this exercise, you will only need to have CommandBox CLI installed. This binary runs CFML code from the command line.
To run the tests,
cd into the exercise folder and run the following:
box task run TestRunner # Or start up a test watcher that will rerun when files change box task run TestRunner --:watcher
The tests leverage a library called TestBox which supports xUnit and BDD style of testing. All test suites will be written in the BDD style which uses closures to define test specs. You won't need to worry about installing TestBox. The CLI test runner will take care of that for you. You just need to be connected to the internet the first time you run it. You can read more about it here:
The Pig Latin exercise at Test First Teaching by Ultrasaurus https://github.com/ultrasaurus/test-first-teaching/blob/master/learn_ruby/pig_latin/
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