### Re: Using std.algorithm.iteration to Calculate Hamming Distance

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On Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 13:29:25 UTC, KnightMare wrote:

zip( "hello world", "Hello World" ).map!"a[0] != a[1]".sum

Excellent!  Thank you!

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### Re: Using std.algorithm.iteration to Calculate Hamming Distance

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On Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 13:10:51 UTC, Samir wrote:
D already has a function to calculate the Levenshtein
distance[1].  I am trying to come up with a function to
calculate the Hamming distance[2] between two strings, `a` and
`b`.  So far, this seems to work:

foreach (i, j; zip(a, b)) {
if (i != j)
++hammingDistance;
}

zip( "hello world", "Hello World" ).map!"a[0] != a[1]".sum

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### Using std.algorithm.iteration to Calculate Hamming Distance

```D already has a function to calculate the Levenshtein
distance[1].  I am trying to come up with a function to calculate
the Hamming distance[2] between two strings, `a` and `b`.  So
far, this seems to work:

foreach (i, j; zip(a, b)) {
if (i != j)
++hammingDistance;
}

Is there a way to use any of the std.algorithm.iteration[3]
algorithms such as `filter` or `map` to do this as well?

[1]
https://dlang.org/phobos/std_algorithm_comparison.html#levenshteinDistance

[2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamming_distance
[3] https://dlang.org/phobos/std_algorithm_iteration.html

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