Transpose in Elixir
Take input text and output it transposed.
exercism fetch elixir transpose
Given an input text output it transposed.
Roughly explained, the transpose of a matrix:
is given by:
Rows become columns and columns become rows. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transpose.
If the input has rows of different lengths, this is to be solved as follows:
- Pad to the left with spaces.
- Don't pad to the right.
Therefore, transposing this matrix:
In general, all characters from the input should also be present in the transposed output. That means that if a column in the input text contains only spaces on its bottom-most row(s), the corresponding output row should contain the spaces in its right-most column(s).
Execute the tests with:
$ elixir transpose_test.exs
In the test suites, all but the first test have been skipped.
Once you get a test passing, you can unskip the next one by
commenting out the relevant
@tag :pending with a
Or, you can enable all the tests by commenting out the
ExUnit.configure line in the test suite.
# ExUnit.configure exclude: :pending, trace: true
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Reddit r/dailyprogrammer challenge #270 [Easy]. https://www.reddit.com/r/dailyprogrammer/comments/4msu2x/challenge_270_easy_transpose_the_input_text
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