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Played Challenges

HTML to Haml - 706 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 72
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2541 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1229 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4058 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Increment, increment, increment.... - 485 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 835 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10335 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
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 486 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Sort and add attributes - 1076 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 5
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1065 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Ruby 1.9 compat - 558 entries

Remember when Ruby supported `when <expr> :`? Well, it doesn't in 1.9, so let's make sure we use `then`, without ruining our lovely new hash syntax!

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Context insensitive completion 0 - 444 entries

Buried in the lines you're not supposed to add is the line "Add this line!" Add that line to the top of the file.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Shebangs for all - 1577 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
It'ss tooo coold too typpe todaay - 194 entries

My hands are numb with cold. It's hard to type correctly.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make Fancy Header - 905 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 394 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
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