Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Replace and keep the case - 369 entries

Replace all instance of plugin and Plugin to device and Device.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 933 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add to end of each line... kinda - 280 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7234 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32069 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 6
Make HTML List - 930 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 4077 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Mirror Symmetry - 739 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1490 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10910 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 10
I forgot quotes - 15283 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 3008 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4526 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Don't know what this is - 1884 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10416 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
Words in parens - 12475 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
switch variable - 4806 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4482 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 11238 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
MikoĊ‚aj Morzy
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Computer Scientist at Poznan University of Technology, working in data mining, social network analysis and databases.

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