Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Com(m)a Trouble - 1698 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 2784 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 892 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: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9475 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
simple format - 2757 entries

make it look better.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 3
change parenthesis - 28 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1536 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 1243 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 11699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11002 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 493 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24813 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 12650 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

change parenthesis - 28 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

Hash staircase - 25 entries

Can you use a strategy to come up with this pattern?

Rohit Kumar Jena
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Incoming MS student @ CMU. CSE Undergrad @ IIT Bombay. Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Medical Image processing enthusiast. Amateur vim ninja 💻💻

entered into 13 challenges

contributed 2 challenges