Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Basic renumbering - 5136 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 15
Delete to the end of the current line - 677 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10140 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 11047 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 16544 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values inside brackets - 2140 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
attr_aligner - 3241 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 5
convert yml into java pojo field - 781 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: 30
  • Number of attempts: 4
Build a six - 256 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2442 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2525 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 6265 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 662 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
Put the months in order - 762 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 8
Collect List - 3912 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 2793 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30246 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
  • Number of attempts: 9
Joel Eriksson
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CTO of Cycura. Vulnerability researcher, reverse-engineer, exploit developer and malware analyst. CTF player in HackingForSoju.

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