Weekend Programming Challenge – Week #36 NOKIA text message converter


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Problem:

Make code which takes string and convert it to button push sequence on NOKIA1100 phone keypad which will print same string. For instance: HELLO -> 44 33 555 555 666
Let assume the keys assignments are as per the picture above.

The rules:

You can code the solution in any programming language during the weekend and have to submit it to info@olimex.com latest on Sunday December 8st.

On Monday we will upload the solutions on GitHub https://github.com/OLIMEX/WPC

You can play with your real name or with nick if you want to be anonymous, we will not disclosure your personal info if you do not want to.

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. ope
    Dec 06, 2013 @ 22:30:26

    Note that on real phones, there is a timeout which is used to disambiguate sequences of keypresses, e.g. the sequence “44” translates to “gg” or “h” depending on the amount of time that passes between the two keypresses.

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