Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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Played Challenges

Ugly spreadsheet copy/paste to CSV - 725 entries

convert an ugly spreadsheet copy/paste into a CSV format.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 82
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make HTML List - 886 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11011 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9167 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1755 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2091 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
abcd > a b c d - 241 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 5903 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2000 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 3467 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24891 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
Swap values inside brackets - 1449 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9483 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4093 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Copy three lines - 2034 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2570 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4302 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 12689 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 11
Basic renumbering - 4579 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 9
comment and uncomment code inline - 793 entries

It's very useful to be able to comment out a block of code in a quick edit. And likewise to uncomment the code. This operation often involves multi-line stanzas and even large blocks. With just line-wise navigation and insert mode this would cost you about 4 keystrokes per line. Master this hole of VimGolf and you'll quickly drop your key count in day to day Vim as well.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
replacing each line of a block selection - 2513 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10386 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11708 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array transposition - 1576 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 2
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