Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Basic renumbering - 5193 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30760 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 16
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10184 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10565 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6999 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add to end of each line... kinda - 280 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 14691 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vim tetris - 347 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 11104 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: 4
Collect List - 3962 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12152 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4696 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
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