Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

From argument to object - 1135 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27217 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9782 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5570 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2259 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11444 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 10706 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12879 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Eric Ahlberg
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