Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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

Played Challenges

convert yml into java pojo field - 720 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: 3
One number per line - 14412 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 4481 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 6
move titles next to url, in quotes - 355 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6313 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Basic renumbering - 4854 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 481 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: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 565 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: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2038 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
V to the i - 4154 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2189 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 3634 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 562 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9782 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 1795 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 9764 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11444 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Put the months in order - 603 entries

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

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 49
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2258 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 1375 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: 2
Flip the bit - 84 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3790 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Letterbox - 77 entries

Make a box!

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 8
Team names - 1539 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2259 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 12875 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Array transposition - 1770 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 12
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27166 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: 4
Increment each number - 605 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

Convert Application Output to CSV - 135 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

Parsa Amini
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Student, Phylanx and HPX developer at STE||AR Group

entered into 29 challenges

contributed 1 challenges