Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Com(m)a Trouble - 2979 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2561 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Team names - 1675 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11152 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2616 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2257 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17288 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 11
convert yml into java pojo field - 784 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 6831 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31338 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: 12
Words in parens - 12294 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Space out the alphabet - 1479 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14981 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 10715 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7084 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5714 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 10
Basic renumbering - 5240 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 10
switch variable - 4741 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Array transposition - 2086 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
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