Hire Junior Developer To Create Hollow Diamond Using Soft Skills
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The Hollow Diamond by freeman_lex - Your function should return a multiline string of unique lowercase letters in alphabetical order. The characters should be placed in a form of hollow rhombus (diamond), along its edges, starting from the top vertex. For this purpose you are given three values (for their constraints see Preconditions): side - number of letters in each side of the rhombus; length - total number of letters you should use; cw - clockwise flag, which shows in what direction the letters must go (if True - letters should be placed in clockwise direction). If it's not enough length to complete the form, complement it with "*". The rhombus should not have white spaces at the right.
assert hollow_diamond(3, 8, True) == " a\n h b\ng c\n f d\n e" assert hollow_diamond(3, 6, False) == " a\n b *\nc *\n d f\n e" assert hollow_diamond(4, 10, False) == " a\n b *\n c *\nd j\n e i\n f h\n g"
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