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

One number per line - 12654 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24823 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 5903 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9164 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9475 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11002 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10385 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
Swap values inside brackets - 1445 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
Ali Mostafavi
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