  Learn Tech Skills from Scratch @ Scaler EDGE # Black Shapes

Given N x M character matrix A of `O's` and `X's`, where `O` = `white`, `X` = `black`.

Return the number of black shapes. A black shape consists of one or more adjacent `X's` (diagonals not included)

Input Format:

``````    The First and only argument is a N x M character matrix.
``````

Output Format:

``````    Return a single integer denoting number of black shapes.
``````

Constraints:

``````    1 <= N,M <= 1000
A[i][j] = 'X' or 'O'
``````

Example:

``````Input 1:
A = [ OOOXOOO
OOXXOXO
OXOOOXO  ]
Output 1:
3
Explanation:
3 shapes are  :
(i)    X
X X
(ii)
X
(iii)
X
X
``````

Note: we are looking for connected shapes here.

``````XXX
XXX
XXX
``````

is just one single connected black shape.

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