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Played Challenges

JS notation to Immutable.js notation - 143 entries

Now Immutable.js made its way into many frontends. This challenge consists of a typical refactoring that many of us are facing now.

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4443 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4117 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 910 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10680 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
Alsa configuration - 471 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 3621 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26840 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
Search and Replace 0 - 4210 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9728 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5569 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9687 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11376 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
A Simple One - 849 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6249 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
quotes inside quotes - 2834 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
replacing each line of a block selection - 2591 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12736 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Split line with dots - 1916 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 8
swap or reverse - 91 entries

Try to swap or reverse the line as needed.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Angular naming conventions - 269 entries

In angular, a directive name follows the camelCase convention. When the directive is used in an HTML template, the words are instead separated by a dash. Go from to the other the fastest!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
attr_aligner - 3081 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 9
Extract argument from function - 2049 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
Thijs van den Anker
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