Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Vim tetris - 347 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 3
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2728 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12083 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Hole-in-one - 963 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5694 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 67
  • Number of attempts: 1
Pairs of numbers - 340 entries

Line 1 represents x, line 2 y-data. Bring the corresponding pairs in the form "[x,y]\n"

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 42
  • Number of attempts: 4
VimGolfNight - 471 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11061 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: 5
quotes inside quotes - 2946 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
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