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

Played Challenges

Separating firstname & lastname - 102 entries

Seperate named with equal tabs.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2106 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4579 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letters are numbers - 123 entries

Letters and numbers are interchangeable. A lot of programming languages give you simple ways to convert individual letters to hex, binary and decimal but does Vim?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
The name of the game - 582 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 3467 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1363 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4302 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 3907 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 9167 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11006 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 5903 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 11704 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
From argument to object - 1085 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
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