Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Vice versa - 7084 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10709 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14977 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap the operands under comparison - 240 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4261 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
From argument to object - 1230 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: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4462 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2955 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4462 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4008 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Adam's challenge - 889 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 2257 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 17283 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31316 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11152 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
convert yml into java pojo field - 784 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 4
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