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Played Challenges

A Simple One - 852 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment, increment, increment.... - 507 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sort the cardinal numbers - 226 entries

Maybe a simple challenge.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
The Cake is a Lie - 1151 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line Zipper - 401 entries

Zip/pair related lines.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Switch function arguments - 1876 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vertical Limit - 2230 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11015 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: 4
PHP <--> Java class conversion Part 1 - 178 entries

Convert this tiny php class to adequate java one.

  • Best score: 65
  • Best player score: 128
  • Number of attempts: 1
Multiplication table. - 182 entries

Create a multiplication table.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 162
  • Number of attempts: 1
Compile C - 280 entries

You might have to get clever to do this one.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
expand a list comprehension (python) - 252 entries

Please show your way to convert a list comprehension in python to an ordinary for-loop expression!

  • Best score: 42
  • Best player score: 51
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove dupes from array - 1258 entries

given a random string that contains a ruby-esque array, make sure that there are no duplicate elements

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29847 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: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4614 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Interweave two blocks of text - 516 entries

Suppose you've got data on a list of things from multiple sources. They're all in separate chunks, so how might you create a tabular output?

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rotating Philosophers Problem - 360 entries

Can you help the philosophers find a good place to sit before they get five forks and spaghetti?

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Case preserving word replacement - 394 entries

Half way through my project, my people turned into dogs. Now I have to change everything in my source.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sort and add attributes - 1110 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Numbering a List - 1760 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
PHP <--> Java class conversion Part 2 - 83 entries

Same class but reverse!

  • Best score: 80
  • Best player score: 125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Dan Masquelier
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