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expand a list comprehension (python) - 251 entries

Please show your way to convert a list comprehension in python to an ordinary for-loop expression!

  • Best score: 42
  • Best player score: 64
  • Number of attempts: 2
HTML to Haml - 722 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 5
Assignment Alignment - 695 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interweave two blocks of text - 498 entries

Suppose you've got data on a list of things from multiple sources. They're all in separate chunks, so how might you create a tabular output?

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
SFD-ROC: Pipe Dreams - 93 entries

Move the pipes so they match the output.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 714 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Case preserving word replacement - 389 entries

Half way through my project, my people turned into dogs. Now I have to change everything in my source.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replacing some words - 400 entries

How fast could it be?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
The name of the game - 582 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4345 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort entries based on date - 304 entries

Sort some entries in a Ledger-file based on date.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4170 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
imports alignment (python) - 577 entries

Align as one import per line.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1294 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Shebangs for all - 1601 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 8
Line Zipper - 397 entries

Zip/pair related lines.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
Numbering a List - 1743 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort the cardinal numbers - 221 entries

Maybe a simple challenge.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1079 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1761 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
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