Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Forgot to follow the naming convention... - 19 entries

Rename everything like MY_VAR_SOMETHING to MyVarSomething.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add string initializers to an enum - 391 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 4246 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26822 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: 11
One number per line - 14192 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Bad Copy Syntax - 1034 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 636 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6247 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 4347 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 8
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2177 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values inside brackets - 1757 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9728 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple Maths - 30 entries

Not much to say, discover by yourself!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1293 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
citizen_hacks_2019_challenge2 - 116 entries

For the Citizen Hacks 2019 Vim competition.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 3771 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 10678 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: 3
Just the middle - 9685 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11374 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
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