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exercism fetch javascript kindergarten-garden

Kindergarten Garden

Given a diagram, determine which plants each child in the kindergarten class is responsible for.

The kindergarten class is learning about growing plants. The teachers thought it would be a good idea to give them actual seeds, plant them in actual dirt, and grow actual plants.

They've chosen to grow grass, clover, radishes, and violets.

To this end, they've put little styrofoam cups along the window sills, and planted one type of plant in each cup, choosing randomly from the available types of seeds.

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[window][window][window]
........................ # each dot represents a styrofoam cup
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There are 12 children in the class:

Each child gets 4 cups, two on each row. The children are assigned to cups in alphabetical order.

The following diagram represents Alice's plants:

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[window][window][window]
VR......................
RG......................

So in the row nearest the window, she has a violet and a radish; in the row behind that, she has a radish and some grass.

Your program will be given the plants from left-to-right starting with the row nearest the windows. From this, it should be able to determine which plants belong to which students.

For example, if it's told that the garden looks like so:

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[window][window][window]
VRCGVVRVCGGCCGVRGCVCGCGV
VRCCCGCRRGVCGCRVVCVGCGCV

Then if asked for Alice's plants, it should provide:

While asking for Bob's plants would yield:

Setup

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

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

Making the Test Suite Pass

Execute the tests with:

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jasmine <exercise-name>.spec.js

Replace <exercise-name> with the name of the current exercise. E.g., to test the Hello World exercise:

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jasmine hello-world.spec.js

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

Once you get a test passing, you can unskip the next one by changing xit to it.

Source

Random musings during airplane trip. http://jumpstartlab.com

Submitting Incomplete Solutions

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