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Played Challenges

attr_aligner - 3040 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 14
quotes inside quotes - 2804 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
camel riding - 693 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6070 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the XML - 867 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 6
Condensed Cases - 695 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4166 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12159 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1294 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11172 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9607 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4344 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
V to the i - 3975 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Extract argument from function - 2019 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1382 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Switch function arguments - 1843 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1769 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4689 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add to end of each line... kinda - 264 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
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