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

Played Challenges

120 Degrees - 388 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 69
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 903 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 65
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 3194 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
Suffix sort - 166 entries

Sort from the end of the line, as if the letters in each line were reversed.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4250 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11783 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
learn vim in short time - 189 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Where should I put the Newline? - 824 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9958 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2312 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Gray area - 664 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2103 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2909 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: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4383 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
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