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Simple, Practical, and Common - 25694 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sorting database text output - 188 entries

Sometimes it is nice to be able to quickly take column-formatted text output from the SQL command line and turn it into a list of useful data. In this case we want a unique, sorted list of the values from the second column combined into one comma-separated list. What is the fewest strokes you can do this in?

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 6
Basic renumbering - 4682 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 12148 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Mute the second method of this script - 412 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9599 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 10
ASCII box - 295 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 17
Space out the alphabet - 1382 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 3973 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 10535 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: 5
Just the middle - 9421 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11168 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
Logging with key - 275 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 7
camel riding - 693 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2635 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Laurent Stacul
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Développeur C++/Python chez Amadeus IT. Cycliste amateur team SPOC-Jollywear Nice.

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