Today’s exercise comes from our unending list of interview questions:

Find the longest run of consecutive characters in a string that contains only two unique characters; if there is a tie, return the rightmost. For instance, given input string abcabcabcbcbc, the longest run of two characters is the 6-character run of bcbcbc that ends the string.

Your task is to write the requested program. When you are finished, you are welcome to read or run a suggested solution, or to post your own solution or discuss the exercise in the comments below.


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