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Instructions
Test suite
Solution

In word search puzzles you get a square of letters and have to find specific words in them.

For example:

jefblpepre
camdcimgtc
oivokprjsm
pbwasqroua
rixilelhrs
wolcqlirpc
screeaumgr
alxhpburyi
jalaycalmp
clojurermt

There are several programming languages hidden in the above square.

Words can be hidden in all kinds of directions: left-to-right, right-to-left, vertical and diagonal.

Given a puzzle and a list of words return the location of the first and last letter of each word.

Setup

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

https://exercism.io/tracks/java/installation

Running the tests

You can run all the tests for an exercise by entering the following in your terminal:

$ gradle test

Use gradlew.bat if you're on Windows

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

Once you get a test passing, you can enable the next one by removing the @Ignore("Remove to run test") annotation.

Submitting Incomplete Solutions

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

WordSearcherTest.java

import org.junit.Before;
import org.junit.Test;
import org.junit.Ignore;

import java.util.*;

import static org.junit.Assert.assertEquals;

public class WordSearcherTest {

    private WordSearcher wordSearcher;

    @Before
    public void setUp() {
        wordSearcher = new WordSearcher();
    }

    @Test
    public void testAcceptsInitialGridAndTargetWord() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.empty());

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesOneWordWrittenLeftToRight() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 1), new Pair(7, 1))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateTheSameWordLeftToRightInDifferentPosition() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(3, 1), new Pair(9, 1))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'m', 't', 'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateADifferentLeftToRightWord() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("coffee", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 1), new Pair(6, 1))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'c', 'o', 'f', 'f', 'e', 'e', 'l', 'p', 'l', 'x'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateThatDifferentLeftToRightWordInADifferentPosition() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("coffee", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(2, 1), new Pair(7, 1))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'x', 'c', 'o', 'f', 'f', 'e', 'e', 'z', 'l', 'p'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateLeftToRightWordInTwoLineGrid() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(2, 2), new Pair(8, 2))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'t', 'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateLeftToRightWordInThreeLineGrid() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 3), new Pair(7, 3))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesWordWrittenLeftToRightInTenLineGrid() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesSameWordWrittenLeftToRightInDifferentTenLineGrid() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 9), new Pair(7, 9))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesDifferentWordWrittenLeftToRightInTenLineGrid() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("fortran", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 7), new Pair(7, 7))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'f', 'o', 'r', 't', 'r', 'a', 'n', 'f', 't', 'w'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateMultipleWords() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("fortran",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1,  7), new Pair(7,  7))));
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'f', 'o', 'r', 't', 'r', 'a', 'n', 'f', 't', 'w'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateASingleWordRightToLeft() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("elixir", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6, 1), new Pair(1, 1))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testShouldLocateMultipleWordsWrittenInDifferentHorizontalDirections() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("clojure", Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesWordsWrittenTopToBottom() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure",     Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",      Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("ecmascript",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(10,  1), new Pair(10, 10))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}
                }
        );

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesWordsWrittenBottomToTop() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure",     Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",      Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("ecmascript",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(10,  1), new Pair(10, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("rust",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(9,  5), new Pair(9,  2))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}});

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesWordsWrittenTopLeftToBottomRight() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure",     Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",      Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("ecmascript",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(10,  1), new Pair(10, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("rust",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(9,  5), new Pair(9,  2))));
        expectedLocations.put("java",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1,  1), new Pair(4,  4))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}});

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesWordsWrittenBottomRightToTopLeft() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure",     Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",      Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("ecmascript",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(10,  1), new Pair(10, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("rust",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(9,  5), new Pair(9,  2))));
        expectedLocations.put("java",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1,  1), new Pair(4,  4))));
        expectedLocations.put("lua",         Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(8,  9), new Pair(6,  7))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}});

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesWordsWrittenBottomLeftToTopRight() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure",     Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",      Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("ecmascript",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(10,  1), new Pair(10, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("rust",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(9,  5), new Pair(9,  2))));
        expectedLocations.put("java",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1,  1), new Pair(4,  4))));
        expectedLocations.put("lua",         Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(8,  9), new Pair(6,  7))));
        expectedLocations.put("lisp",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(3,  6), new Pair(6,  3))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}});

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testLocatesWordsWrittenTopRightToBottomLeft() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure",     Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",      Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("ecmascript",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(10,  1), new Pair(10, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("rust",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(9,  5), new Pair(9,  2))));
        expectedLocations.put("java",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1,  1), new Pair(4,  4))));
        expectedLocations.put("lua",         Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(8,  9), new Pair(6,  7))));
        expectedLocations.put("lisp",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(3,  6), new Pair(6,  3))));
        expectedLocations.put("ruby",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(8,  6), new Pair(5,  9))));

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}});

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

    @Ignore("Remove to run test")
    @Test
    public void testFailsToLocateAWordsThatIsNotInThePuzzle() {
        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> expectedLocations = new HashMap<>();
        expectedLocations.put("clojure",     Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1, 10), new Pair(7, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("elixir",      Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(6,  5), new Pair(1,  5))));
        expectedLocations.put("ecmascript",  Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(10,  1), new Pair(10, 10))));
        expectedLocations.put("rust",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(9,  5), new Pair(9,  2))));
        expectedLocations.put("java",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(1,  1), new Pair(4,  4))));
        expectedLocations.put("lua",         Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(8,  9), new Pair(6,  7))));
        expectedLocations.put("lisp",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(3,  6), new Pair(6,  3))));
        expectedLocations.put("ruby",        Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(8,  6), new Pair(5,  9))));
        expectedLocations.put("haskell",     Optional.empty());

        Set<String> searchWords = expectedLocations.keySet();

        Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> actualLocations = wordSearcher.search(
                searchWords,
                new char[][]{
                        {'j', 'e', 'f', 'b', 'l', 'p', 'e', 'p', 'r', 'e'},
                        {'c', 'a', 'm', 'd', 'c', 'i', 'm', 'g', 't', 'c'},
                        {'o', 'i', 'v', 'o', 'k', 'p', 'r', 'j', 's', 'm'},
                        {'p', 'b', 'w', 'a', 's', 'q', 'r', 'o', 'u', 'a'},
                        {'r', 'i', 'x', 'i', 'l', 'e', 'l', 'h', 'r', 's'},
                        {'w', 'o', 'l', 'c', 'q', 'l', 'i', 'r', 'p', 'c'},
                        {'s', 'c', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'a', 'u', 'm', 'g', 'r'},
                        {'a', 'l', 'x', 'h', 'p', 'b', 'u', 'r', 'y', 'i'},
                        {'j', 'a', 'l', 'a', 'y', 'c', 'a', 'l', 'm', 'p'},
                        {'c', 'l', 'o', 'j', 'u', 'r', 'e', 'r', 'm', 't'}});

        assertEquals(expectedLocations, actualLocations);
    }

}
import java.util.Optional;
import java.util.Map;
import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Set;
import java.util.stream.IntStream;

public class WordSearcher
{

	public WordSearcher(){}

	public Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> search(Set<String> searchWords, char [][] puzzle)
	{
		Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations = new HashMap<>();

        for (String searchWord: searchWords){

        	// Horizontal left-right search
        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(y -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[y].length).forEach(x -> this.evaluateHorizontalLeftRight(puzzle, searchWord, locations, x, y)));

	        // Horizontal right-left search
	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(y -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[y].length).forEach(x -> this.evaluateHorizontalRightLeft(puzzle, searchWord, locations, puzzle[y].length - x - 1, y)));
	        }

	        // Vetical top-botton search
	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(x -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[x].length).forEach(y -> this.evaluateVerticalTopBotton(puzzle, searchWord, locations, x, y)));
	        }

	        // Vertical botton-top search
	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(x -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[x].length).forEach(y -> this.evaluateVerticalBottonTop(puzzle, searchWord, locations, x, puzzle.length - y - 1)));
	        }

	        // Diagonal Top-left to botton-right search
	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(y -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[y].length).forEach(x -> this.evaluateDiagonalTopLeftBottonRight(puzzle, searchWord, locations, x, y)));
	        }

	        // Diagonal Botton-right to top-left search
	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(y -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[y].length).forEach(x -> this.evaluateDiagonalBottonRightTopLeft(puzzle, searchWord, locations, puzzle[y].length - x - 1, puzzle.length - y - 1)));
	        }

	        // Diagonal Botton-left to top-right search
	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(y -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[y].length).forEach(x -> this.evaluateDiagonalBottonLeftTopRight(puzzle, searchWord, locations, x, puzzle.length - y - 1)));
	        }

	        // Diagonal Top-right to botton-left search
	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	IntStream.range(0, puzzle.length).forEach(y -> IntStream.range(0, puzzle[y].length).forEach(x -> this.evaluateDiagonalTopRightBottonLeft(puzzle, searchWord, locations, puzzle[y].length - x - 1, y)));
	        }

	        if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
	        	locations.put(searchWord, Optional.empty());
	        }
        }
        
		return locations;
	}

	private boolean isWordFound(String word, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations)
	{
		return locations.containsKey(word);
	}

	private void evaluateHorizontalLeftRight(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if (searchWord.length() <= puzzle[y].length - x){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y][x + i]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + 1 + searchWord.length() - 1, y + 1))));
				}
    		}
		}
	}

	private void evaluateHorizontalRightLeft(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if (x - searchWord.length() + 1 >= 0){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y][x - i]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + 1 - searchWord.length() + 1, y + 1))));
				}
			}
		}
	}

	private void evaluateVerticalTopBotton(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if (searchWord.length() <= puzzle.length - y){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y + i][x]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + 1, y + 1 + searchWord.length() - 1))));
				}
			}
		}
	}

	private void evaluateVerticalBottonTop(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if (y - searchWord.length() + 1 >= 0){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y - i][x]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + 1, y + 1 - searchWord.length() + 1))));
				}
			}
		}
	}

	private void evaluateDiagonalTopLeftBottonRight(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if ((searchWord.length() <= puzzle[y].length - x) && (searchWord.length() <= puzzle.length - y)){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y + i][x + i]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + 1 + searchWord.length() - 1, y + 1 + searchWord.length() - 1))));
				}
			}
		}
	}

	private void evaluateDiagonalBottonRightTopLeft(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if ((x - searchWord.length() + 1 >= 0) && (y - searchWord.length() + 1 >= 0)){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y - i][x - i]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + 1 - searchWord.length() + 1, y + 1 - searchWord.length() + 1))));
				}
			}
		}
	}

	private void evaluateDiagonalBottonLeftTopRight(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if ((searchWord.length() <= puzzle[y].length - x) && (y - searchWord.length() + 1 >= 0)){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y - i][x + i]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + searchWord.length(), y + 1 - searchWord.length() + 1))));
				}
			}
		}
	}

	private void evaluateDiagonalTopRightBottonLeft(char [][] puzzle, String searchWord, Map<String, Optional<WordLocation>> locations, int x, int y)
	{
		if (!this.isWordFound(searchWord, locations)){
			if ((x - searchWord.length() + 1 >= 0) && (searchWord.length() <= puzzle.length - y)){
				if (IntStream.range(0, searchWord.length()).allMatch(i -> (searchWord.charAt(i) == puzzle[y + i][x - i]))){
					locations.put(searchWord, Optional.of(new WordLocation(new Pair(x + 1, y + 1), new Pair(x + 1 - searchWord.length() + 1, y + searchWord.length()))));
				}
			}
		}
	}

}

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