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

Turn the x - 36 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 521 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30751 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: 6
Every other line - 2563 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 6556 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 393 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 190 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 2210 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 3779 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 8513 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 16876 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

Rural Post - 393 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

Turn the x - 36 entries

Turn the x to a +

Chris Thompson
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Web developer, vim enthusiast and occasional musician

entered into 11 challenges

contributed 2 challenges