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Simple format (2) - 242 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26150 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: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 4
replacing each line of a block selection - 2569 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1160 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2037 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1987 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Number Sort - 245 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1842 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 1683 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
Copy three lines - 2208 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vertical Limit - 2148 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Build a six - 229 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 3835 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 5
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