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

Sort the VimGolf challenges by popularity - 306 entries

"Sort by popularity" is a good order to play the challenges. Not perfect, but you could do a lot worse. ;) Input is a sample copy-pasted from Some of the challenge names have digits that will get in your way, so read ":help :sort" for hints on sorting with a regex. When you're done, try your solution on the full list!

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Enumerate words - 225 entries

Enumerate the unique words in order.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
Define to require - 118 entries

When JSHint is enabled, there's a rule that doesn't let you have more than 6 arguments in a function, so the moment you need to add a 7th argument, you need to do a refactoring.

  • Best score: 62
  • Best player score: 87
  • Number of attempts: 2
Minimalist Limerick - 493 entries

Reproduce this lovely poem.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate English Alphabets - 424 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 4
Andrew Burgess

Web Developer, enjoys JavaScript and Ruby. In university. Christian. Wrote _Getting Good With Git_ and _Getting Good With JavaScript_.

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