Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5570 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make HTML List - 917 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 44
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alsa configuration - 471 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27183 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: 10
attr_aligner - 3087 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
Team names - 1539 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 14415 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
comments galore - 911 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3790 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4453 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4154 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
That hyphen - 2263 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3634 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9764 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11444 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4226 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9782 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 2716 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2256 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10703 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: 4
Basic renumbering - 4854 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 12878 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Split line with dots - 1922 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2845 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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
From A to B - 520 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6313 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Scrambled numbers - 753 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1420 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1809 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: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2061 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Timothy Caleb Nordlo
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