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Played Challenges

Create Leading Zeros - 192 entries

Create leading zeros only for id columns. Please use generic approach!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 3025 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5513 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 24
PHP <--> Java class conversion Part 1 - 178 entries

Convert this tiny php class to adequate java one.

  • Best score: 65
  • Best player score: 137
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 921 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4324 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4145 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Delete unwanted lines - 336 entries

Delete all lines which does not end in "o.."

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Switch function arguments - 1837 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 9
Hole-in-one - 936 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2799 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11107 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 10464 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vertical Limit - 2124 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 2
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