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Determine if a sentence is a pangram. A pangram (Greek: παν γράμμα, pan gramma, "every letter") is a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once. The best known English pangram is:

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

The alphabet used consists of ASCII letters a to z, inclusive, and is case insensitive. Input will not contain non-ASCII symbols.


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



Install assignment dependencies:

$ yarn install

Making the test suite pass

Execute the tests with:

$ yarn test


Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangram

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import Pangram from './pangram'

describe('Pangram()', () => {
  it('empty sentence', () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram('')

  xit('pangram with only lower case', () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog")

  xit("missing character 'x'", () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("a quick movement of the enemy will jeopardize five gunboats")

  xit("another missing character 'x'", () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("the quick brown fish jumps over the lazy dog")

  xit("pangram with underscores", () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("the_quick_brown_fox_jumps_over_the_lazy_dog")

  xit("pangram with numbers", () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("the 1 quick brown fox jumps over the 2 lazy dogs")

  xit('missing letters replaced by numbers', () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("7h3 qu1ck brown fox jumps ov3r 7h3 lazy dog")

  xit('pangram with mixed case and punctuation', () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("\"Five quacking Zephyrs jolt my wax bed.\"")

  xit('pangram with non-ascii characters', () => {
    const pangram = new Pangram("Victor jagt zwölf Boxkämpfer quer über den großen Sylter Deich.")
class Pangram {

  sentence: string
  alphabet = new Set("ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ".split(""))

  constructor(sentence: string) {
    this.sentence = sentence

  isPangram(): boolean {
    for (const character of this.sentence.toUpperCase()) {
    return this.alphabet.size === 0


export default Pangram

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