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Played Challenges

Box it - 4199 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9715 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12696 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4206 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11368 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4102 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2167 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Append semicolon after expressions - 880 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2049 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Akshay Aurora
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Databases and Distributed Systems @StonyBrookU • Ex-Microsoft

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