Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Simple text editing with Vim - 11152 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
C Reformatting - 665 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 12
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5714 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 13
Refactor to Helpers - 45 entries

This Rails partial is almost all template escapes. Put it into a helper, and refactor each case to methods so we can build out the controls for each. (I've converted to tabs - fighting with Vimgolf's default config shouldn't be part of the challenge.)

  • Best score: 147
  • Best player score: 147
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12303 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 931 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make HTML List - 923 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 9
Swap values - 4261 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Extract argument from function - 2138 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4008 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
replacing each line of a block selection - 2706 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 7
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1043 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31357 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
attr_aligner - 3263 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 12
vim1001 - 244 entries

change number 1001 into a "vim1001 sequence". (My first challenge, hope it is not too bad... )

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
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