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to Two Fer in the Elixir Track

Published at Oct 06 2019 · 0 comments
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Two-fer or 2-fer is short for two for one. One for you and one for me.

"One for X, one for me."

When X is a name or "you".

If the given name is "Alice", the result should be "One for Alice, one for me." If no name is given, the result should be "One for you, one for me."

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test "shouting" do
  assert Bob.hey("WATCH OUT!") == "Whoa, chill out!"

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ExUnit.configure(exclude: :pending, trace: true)


defmodule TwoFerTest do
  use ExUnit.Case

  test "no name given" do
    assert TwoFer.two_fer() == "One for you, one for me"

  @tag :pending
  test "a name given" do
    assert TwoFer.two_fer("Gilberto Barros") == "One for Gilberto Barros, one for me"

  @tag :pending
  test "when the parameter is a number" do
    assert_raise FunctionClauseError, fn ->

  @tag :pending
  test "when the parameter is an atom" do
    assert_raise FunctionClauseError, fn ->

  @tag :pending
  test "when the parameter is a charlist" do
    assert_raise FunctionClauseError, fn ->
      refute TwoFer.two_fer('Jon Snow')
defmodule TwoFer do
  @doc """
  Two-fer or 2-fer is short for two for one. One for you and one for me.
  @spec two_fer(String.t()) :: String.t()
  def two_fer(name \\ "you") when is_binary(name), do: "One for #{ name }, one for me"

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