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Played Challenges

Basic renumbering - 4623 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 2136 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 11960 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1714 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Join 'em - 141 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9333 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
change parenthesis - 143 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11106 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Tables, Functions, Sprocs - 74 entries

In order to load some scripts into my database in the correct order I need to load tables first (t_), then functions (fn_), then stored procedures (sp_). The order of the t_ lines and the order of the sp_ lines should also match. Reorder the lines so they will load correctly.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Unsemantic linewrapping - 212 entries

[Inspired by a blog post I read: https://scott.mn/2014/02/21/semantic_linewrapping/. Text adapted.] Sometimes when editing a Markdown file, I wrap the lines semantically. Instead of inserting a newline at 70 columns (or whatever), or making paragraphs one long line, I put in newlines at a point that seems logical to me. This may seem silly, but it produces better diffs. Semantic linewrapping also makes editing snappier. I can delete, edit or insert sentences easily using linewise operations. Code-oriented text editors like Vim and [REDACTED] are really good at this kind of manipulation. Editing text that hasn't been wrapped semantically is a pain, though:

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
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