So it's obvious that a string of things is a sequence of things, and so a sequence of characters/bytes/etc. might as well be called a string. But who first called them strings? And when? And in what ...
Let's say that we have a regex and an index i. If we suppose that the set of strings that match our regex are sorted in a lexicographical order, how could we get the i element of this list? Edit : I ...
Ever since my very first programming class in high school, I've been hearing that string operations are slower — i.e. more costly — than the mythical "average operation." Why makes them so ...
I have an array of n strings. I want to select all the elements of the array that starts with the given string. Sorry if that is not clear. I'll give an example. input = "as" array = ["abas", ...
I recall back from my days of programming in C that when two strings are joined, the OS must allocate memory for the joined string, then the program can copy all the string text over to the new area ...
I recently stumbled upon this problem, which requires a solution in O(n) time, and I'm struggling to find a correct one. The obvious, naive solution runs in O(n²) time. Any ideas? A string S = ...