• This week's series of missions with light bulbs

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Hello CheckiO users! 🙂

💪 Challenge yourself with our latest series of missions with light bulbs, which will be highly useful in understanding the concept of processes and evaluation of the processes’ performance:

The first one is called Lightbulb Intro where you have to determine how long the light bulb has been turned on depending on the the time during which a switch on/off button has been pressed.

sumLight([
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 10, 0 , 0),
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 10, 10 , 10),
]) == 610

sumLight([
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 10, 0 , 0),
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 10, 10 , 10),
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 11, 0 , 0),
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 11, 10 , 10),
]) == 1220

sumLight([
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 10, 0 , 0),
    new Date(2015, 1, 12, 10, 0 , 1),
]) == 1

The second mission is Lightbulb Start Watching and here you have to find how long the room was lit, starting from a certain moment.

The third is the Lightbulb End Watching mission and here you also have to figure out how long the room was lit, but consider the time when it’s necessary to end the observation.

The fourth mission is called Multiple Lightbulbs where you still need to determine how long the room will be lit between start_watching and end_watching period, but now you have to consider more than one light bulb.

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