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Test suite
Solution

Implement basic list operations.

In functional languages list operations like length, map, and reduce are very common. Implement a series of basic list operations, without using existing functions.


For installation and learning resources, refer to the Ruby resources page.

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

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.

Run the tests from the exercise directory using the following command:

ruby list_ops_test.rb

To include color from the command line:

ruby -r minitest/pride list_ops_test.rb

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list_ops_test.rb

require 'minitest/autorun'
require_relative 'list_ops'

class ListOpsTest < Minitest::Test
  def test_count_empty
    assert_equal 0, ListOps.arrays([])
  end

  def test_count_normal
    skip
    assert_equal 5, ListOps.arrays(Array.new(5))
  end

  def test_count_gigantic
    skip
    assert_equal 1_000_000, ListOps.arrays(Array.new(1_000_000))
  end

  def test_reverse_empty
    skip
    assert_equal [], ListOps.reverser([])
  end

  def test_reverse_normal
    skip
    assert_equal [5, 4, 3, 2, 1], ListOps.reverser([1, 2, 3, 4, 5])
  end

  def test_reverse_gigantic
    skip
    expected = (1..1_000_000).to_a.reverse
    assert_equal expected, ListOps.reverser((1..1_000_000).to_a)
  end

  def test_concat_empty
    skip
    assert_equal [], ListOps.concatter([], [])
  end

  def test_concat_normal
    skip
    assert_equal [12, 34, 56, 78], ListOps.concatter([12, 34], [56, 78])
  end

  def test_concat_gigantic
    skip
    input1 = (1..1_000_000).to_a
    input2 = (1_000_001..2_000_000).to_a
    assert_equal (1..2_000_000).to_a, ListOps.concatter(input1, input2)
  end

  def test_mapper_empty
    skip
    assert_equal [], ListOps.mapper([])
  end

  def test_mapper_normal
    skip
    assert_equal [2, 3, 4, 5, 6], ListOps.mapper([1, 2, 3, 4, 5]) { |n| n + 1 }
  end

  def test_mapper_gigantic
    skip
    result = ListOps.mapper((1..1_000_000).to_a) { |n| n + 1 }
    assert_equal (2..1_000_001).to_a, result
  end

  def test_filterer_empty
    skip
    assert_equal [], ListOps.filterer([])
  end

  def test_filterer_normal
    skip
    result = ListOps.filterer([1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10], &:odd?)
    assert_equal [1, 3, 5, 7, 9], result
  end

  def test_filterer_gigantic
    skip
    result = ListOps.filterer((1..10_000).to_a, &:even?)
    assert_equal (1..10_000).to_a.select(&:even?), result
  end

  def test_sum_reducer_empty
    skip
    assert_equal 0, ListOps.sum_reducer([])
  end

  def test_sum_reducer_normal
    skip
    assert_equal 55, ListOps.sum_reducer([1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10])
  end

  def test_factorial_reducer_empty
    skip
    assert_equal 1, ListOps.factorial_reducer([])
  end

  def test_factorial_reducer_normal
    skip
    input = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]
    assert_equal 3_628_800, ListOps.factorial_reducer(input)
  end
end
# frozen_string_literal: true

class ListOps
  class << self
    def arrays(input)
      result = 0

      to_array(input).each { result += 1 }

      result
    end

    def reverser(input)
      result = []

      to_array(input).each { |item| result.unshift(item) }

      result
    end

    def concatter(input1, input2)
      result = to_array(input1).dup

      to_array(input2).each { |item| result << item }

      result
    end

    def mapper(input, &block)
      result = []

      to_array(input).each { |item| result << block.call(item) }

      result
    end

    def filterer(input, &block)
      result = []

      to_array(input).each { |item| result << item if block.call(item) }

      result
    end

    def sum_reducer(input)
      result = 0

      to_array(input).each { |item| result += item }

      result
    end

    def factorial_reducer(input)
      result = 1

      to_array(input).each { |item| result *= item }

      result
    end

    private

    def to_array(input)
      [input].flatten
    end
  end
end

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