Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Interleave lines - 125 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25720 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
One number per line - 13395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1872 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 12156 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Fix the XML - 867 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 3626 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 1094 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Khalid Harun
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Web Application Developer who is passionate about using web technology for personal development and community organizing.

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