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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Append semicolon after expressions - 898 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
switch variable - 4741 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Remove semicolons after expressions - 499 entries

A follow-up for

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 7
Remove noise from HTTP log - 628 entries

This piece of log (from the year 2000) contains some irrelevant data. We only want to see the HTTP method and resource.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 12
REDRUM - 139 entries

If you remember "The Shinning", the first time you saw the bloody word REDRUM you probably thinked "What the Hell is that?" Well, then you know that you need a little help from a looking-glass to make sense of it. Now it's time to use vim like a mirror to reveal the message.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Exchanging Quotes - 777 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 6
replacing each line of a block selection - 2706 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aligning function arguments to match a specific coding style - 160 entries

Most projects have specific coding style guidelines. In this case, the argument list must be broken into a new line for each argument, with the argument names right aligned, taking into account pointers.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reverse and double space - 424 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Greg Sabo

I was in a school bus that tipped over once

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