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Played Challenges

swap number pairs - 1002 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 3518 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 1460 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 6
Capitalize the Names - 168 entries

I want to capitalize the names in quotes, but just the people's names, not the file names.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5671 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Refactor typescript arrow function type - 233 entries

Make arrow function type less verbose and easier to read

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10209 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7573 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3400 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 583 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3254 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
convert yml into java pojo field - 798 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array propagate - 268 entries

Complete the array with the keys as part of the value

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 3
Back to the roots - 42 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1751 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
Interactive git rebase changing commands - 155 entries

How to change the action of some commits in git rebase dialog.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Todo list specification - 329 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 4
From argument to object - 1245 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Order and join - 831 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18165 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32597 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: 32
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11062 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15602 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 3076 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12671 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4508 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
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