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exercism fetch ruby 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
........................

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:


For installation and learning resources, refer to the exercism help page.

For running the tests provided, you will need the Minitest gem. Open a terminal window and run the following command to install minitest:

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gem install minitest

If you would like color output, you can require 'minitest/pride' in the test file, or note the alternative instruction, below, for running the test file.

In order to run the test, you can run the test file from the exercise directory. For example, if the test suite is called hello_world_test.rb, you can run the following command:

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ruby hello_world_test.rb

To include color from the command line:

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ruby -r minitest/pride hello_world_test.rb

Source

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