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 [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 24813 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: 9
Remove quotes after first field - 83 entries

Remove the quotes around each field except for the first field.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 6
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 388 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11002 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1536 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Join 'em - 113 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9164 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 1243 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 11699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Frank Harrison
Twitter:

Global Head of Core at MPC/Technicolor. Worked on NUKE, Crysis2 and Crysis1 Console as well as a few other games.

entered into 9 challenges

contributed 0 challenges