Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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Played Challenges

One number per line - 10902 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array transposition - 1332 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 8
Vice versa - 5494 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 4214 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 11
Every other line - 1854 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 9
I forgot quotes - 10443 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
quotes inside quotes - 2654 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: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 1010 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9178 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10478 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 8609 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 21855 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 8
Collect List - 3212 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
convert yml into java pojo field - 525 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 4
Team names - 1277 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3231 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10020 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Extract argument from function - 1839 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rajesh Sharma
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