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Linked List

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Instructions

Implement a doubly linked list.

Like an array, a linked list is a simple linear data structure. Several common data types can be implemented using linked lists, like queues, stacks, and associative arrays.

A linked list is a collection of data elements called nodes. In a singly linked list each node holds a value and a link to the next node. In a doubly linked list each node also holds a link to the previous node.

You will write an implementation of a doubly linked list. Implement a Node to hold a value and pointers to the next and previous nodes. Then implement a List which holds references to the first and last node and offers an array-like interface for adding and removing items:

  • push (insert value at back);
  • pop (remove value at back);
  • shift (remove value at front).
  • unshift (insert value at front);

To keep your implementation simple, the tests will not cover error conditions. Specifically: pop or shift will never be called on an empty list.

Read more about linked lists on Wikipedia.


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Last updated 4 December 2022
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