Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Mr. Hacker - 37 entries

Elvin is hacker. He has piece of users database from some social net site. Recently he installed Vim, and he wants to convert CSV DB to specific format `key=value' where `key' is login and `value' is password, but password in DB is encrypted in ROT13. Help him.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #18 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 3834 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #456 / 947
  • Number of attempts: 2
Satisfy the go linter - 1704 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #26 / 344
  • Number of attempts: 11
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 620 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #143 / 198
  • Number of attempts: 6
Multiline to Single Line - 383 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #61 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 5
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 663 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #28 / 147
  • Number of attempts: 14
Yo To Hello - 989 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #184 / 456
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32798 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: 22
  • Position: #2215 / 7244
  • Number of attempts: 11
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5835 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #243 / 1436
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18318 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #671 / 3774
  • Number of attempts: 12
Add semicolons - 10475 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #595 / 2970
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #364 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 8
Fun With The Diagonal - 96 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #68 / 73
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15687 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1056 / 4103
  • Number of attempts: 5
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