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exercism fetch ecmascript proverb

Proverb

"For want of a horseshoe nail, a kingdom was lost" is a popular proverb. There are may variations of this proverb and these variations can be chained together. For example:

For want of a nail the shoe was lost.
For want of a shoe the horse was lost.
For want of a horse the rider was lost.
For want of a rider the message was lost.
For want of a message the battle was lost.
For want of a battle the kingdom was lost.
And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.

Given two or more nouns, construct the full chain of events for the above proverb. For example, given the nouns "nail", "shoe" and "horse", your program should output the text:

For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. And all for the want of a nail.

Given the nouns, "nail", "shoe", "horse", "rider", "message", and a qualifier "horseshoe", your program should output:

For want of a nail the shoe was lost.
For want of a shoe the horse was lost.
For want of a horse the rider was lost.
For want of a rider the message was lost. And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.

Setup

Go through the setup instructions for EcmaScript to install the necessary dependencies:

http://exercism.io/languages/ecmascript/installation

Requirements

Install assignment dependencies:

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$ npm install

Making the test suite pass

Execute the tests with:

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$ npm test

In the test suites all tests but the first have been skipped.

Once you get a test passing, you can enable the next one by changing xtest to test.

Source

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_Want_of_a_Nail

Submitting Incomplete Solutions

It's possible to submit an incomplete solution so you can see how others have completed the exercise.