Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

simple format - 3069 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 3186 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25294 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reorder the groups - 460 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Join 'em - 139 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1725 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2607 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 2056 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Around the clock - 119 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

Join 'em - 139 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

Around the clock - 119 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

Ari Sweedler
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entered into 9 challenges

contributed 2 challenges