Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27235 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 562 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 1379 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2269 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 565 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 2192 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 4518 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 9
That hyphen - 2263 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
html paragraph to table - 451 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 64
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 14454 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
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