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exercism fetch javascript proverb

Proverb

For want of a horseshoe nail, a kingdom was lost, or so the saying goes. Output the full text of this proverbial rhyme:

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.

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

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.