Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Don't know what this is - 1884 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Count both ways - 931 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 14996 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12303 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2411 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 7085 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1765 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
Condensed Cases - 729 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2138 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 2960 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5244 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4745 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4261 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
attr_aligner - 3263 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 4465 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Pretty format for variable declarations - 129 entries

Project standards demand the equal signs must be aligned for better readability.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 4008 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11156 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: 4
Gray area - 669 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 17298 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31370 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: 8
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