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exercism fetch javascript minesweeper

Minesweeper

Add the numbers to a minesweeper board.

Minesweeper is a popular game where the user has to find the mines using numeric hints that indicate how many mines are directly adjacent (horizontally, vertically, diagonally) to a square.

In this exercise you have to create some code that counts the number of mines adjacent to a square and transforms boards like this (where * indicates a mine):

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+-----+
| * * |
|  *  |
|  *  |
|     |
+-----+

into this:

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+-----+
|1*3*1|
|13*31|
| 2*2 |
| 111 |
+-----+

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.

Submitting Incomplete Solutions

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