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Microsoft Intern Interview Question (student candidate)

I interviewed in Blacksburg, VA and was asked:
"You are given an array with a null value on each end of the array. The array is populated with a random string (for instance "aabbca"). You must integrate through the array from each end and count the number of specific characters in the array."
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parse the array, put the values into a hashset, in the end, get a count of elements in the set.
- Jeevan on Oct 10, 2012 Flag Response

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