Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 50048db8cdc4060002000004

Vertical Limit

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

Start file
There
is
no
vertical
limit
for
vim
Ninjas
End file
[ "There", "is", "no", "vertical", "limit", "for", "vim", "Ninjas" ]

View Diff

1,8c1
< There
< is
< no
< vertical
< limit
< for
< vim
< Ninjas
---
> [ "There", "is", "no", "vertical", "limit", "for", "vim", "Ninjas" ]

Solutions

The best way to learn is to practice. Below, you will find some of the solutions other golfers have entered. To unlock higher ranked solutions, submit your own entry which does as well or better than the solutions you can currently see - climb the ladder!

Check out these helpful resources to improve your Vim skills... Game on.

Unlock 688 remaining solutions by signing in and submitting your own entry
#689 Prasanna N / @SupertrampPras - Score: 226 - 08/07/12 @ 16:49
jjjkkkkVGJI[ <C-S><BS><C-S><BS>jj<BS><BS><Esc>A ]<C-]><BS><Esc>hbbbbbbbbblwvei"<C-S>vhhhhi"<C-S><BS><Esc>;llllla"<Esc>ll.uh.uhh.lll.uhh.l.ll.lllhh.llllllll.llh.lllll.llh.lll.ll.uhh.lll.llh.llllll.:w<CR>hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhha,<Esc>lllll.lllll.WWhh.eE.E.E.:wq<CR>

0 comments


Created by: @knarfben

689 active golfers, 2252 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
32
#631 - Gabriel Walford / @gtwalford

11/30/2018 at 08:17PM

33
#632 - Ryan K. / @cell303

07/26/2012 at 07:50PM

33
#633 - Jaime A. Sánchez / @jashbeta

08/07/2012 at 07:08PM

33
#634 - Verity / @dv4me

08/16/2012 at 02:13AM

33
#635 - Bartłomiej Kozal / @bkzl_

10/24/2012 at 05:29PM

33
#636 - matthew / @mdespuits

08/16/2013 at 05:59PM

33
#637 - Nashi Birne / @BirneNashi

04/26/2016 at 02:25PM

33
#638 - Jack Mooney / @jmooney7

05/20/2018 at 07:45AM

33
#639 - Henrique Malheiro / @rike09

12/07/2018 at 05:47PM

33
#640 - Maas Lalani / @maaslalani

12/12/2018 at 02:41PM

33
#641 - bakusuta / @bakusuta3

10/05/2019 at 01:11AM

34
#642 - Dan Masquelier / @danmasq

07/17/2012 at 08:53PM

34
#643 - Jason Bruce / @jbrucenet

08/20/2012 at 01:44AM

34
#644 - Tyler Breisacher / @tbreisacher

08/25/2012 at 07:36AM

34
#645 - Arto Vuori / @dhpe

08/29/2012 at 08:48PM

34
#646 - João Carvalho / @joaoCarvas

07/18/2014 at 11:32PM

34
#647 - ಸುಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣ್ಯ ಜೋಶಿ / @subbucoding

04/01/2015 at 09:53PM

34
#648 - Paul Inc / @hiniol1982

10/19/2018 at 02:24PM

35
#649 - Andreas Arnold / @codepoet_ch

09/04/2012 at 12:17PM

35
#650 - David Xia / @davidxia_

09/21/2012 at 05:45PM

35
#651 - Carlos Falgueras García / @Fargue

10/04/2012 at 12:06AM

35
#652 - Tj / @yrddy

08/13/2014 at 08:08AM

36
#653 - Patrick Pitoscia / @Patrick03960431

08/04/2014 at 11:11PM

36
#654 - Bednarik Boldizsar / @bboldi

08/06/2014 at 02:43PM

36
#655 - Joel Gallant / @joelg236

08/12/2015 at 02:55PM

36
#656 - Florian Gauger / @FlorianGauger

06/05/2017 at 05:09PM

36
#657 - Joe Heywood / @joehabsjoe

12/22/2017 at 09:51PM

36
#658 - ʎɐɹ / @staticjak

11/30/2018 at 08:35PM

36
#659 - Shunichi Kanade / @shunkana

12/02/2018 at 09:56AM

36
#660 - Aaron / @_Lordofthevoid_

12/02/2019 at 06:05PM