Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Fix the XML - 896 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 15637 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5628 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 6
Copy three lines - 2371 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Array of characters - 131 entries

We all copy paste things off the internet, but the syntax doesn't look right. Fix it as fast as possible.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make it more readable - 1791 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
7th Birthday - 171 entries

We have a bunch of numbers written from 0 to 9 in the order present in the text input file. The task is to create 7 by replacing the numbers with dashes.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 13776 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 10898 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: 7
Start coding format - 123 entries

I used to start coding with following format: int main(){ -(cursor here) }

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mess in revision history - 1018 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 11
Words in parens - 11811 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 10118 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4255 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4543 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vertical Limit - 2211 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 4
comments galore - 915 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4028 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28941 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: 6
Collect List - 3793 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Order and join - 796 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
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