Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Table Reshuffle - 310 entries

Fix the column order in this table... also append the new 'username' column.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vim's not included features - 150 entries

Filter not included (-) features in a hypothetical installation of vim.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 2
NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 214 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 386 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2580 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: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 9723 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
That hyphen - 1800 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 5
Hole-in-one - 922 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 3930 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
Add to end of each line... kinda - 254 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
Mirror Symmetry - 668 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1222 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
A Simple One - 799 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 9642 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 8223 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Happy New Year! - 129 entries

This is a simple new year's challenge.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 19708 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: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 3005 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap assigned value - 482 entries

Simple problem but looking for interesting solutions.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 3766 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
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