Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Python: Def to Lambda - 135 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 3649 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 10
Satisfy the go linter - 1468 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: 20
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 467 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
Multiline to Single Line - 290 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 838 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32690 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: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5728 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18195 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 4595 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2697 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add string initializers to an enum - 725 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10409 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1881 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3410 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3270 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7605 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 2769 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11073 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1752 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 225 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5393 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7386 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 945 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Align commas - 1000 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1851 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 922 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
change parenthesis - 235 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4138 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15634 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3077 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12676 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1441 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4863 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1847 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1774 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1718 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
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