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This article will break down Manacher’s algorithm clearly, so that the reader can build a solid mental model. But first, we need to briefly break down the problem at hand — finding the longest palindromic substring.

Longest Palindromic Substring

If just reading the above sub-heading has you nodding your head, you can probably…

Object.defineProperty() is a static method defined on Object. MDN states that

Object.defineProperty() defines a new property directly on an object, or modifies an existing property on an object…

When I first came across this method, I wondered if defining a property with Object.defineProperty()


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