Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5551 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 64
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 3976 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 2
convert yml into java pojo field - 692 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: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vertical Limit - 2153 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2827 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete unwanted lines - 336 entries

Delete all lines which does not end in "o.."

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Minimalist Limerick - 481 entries

Reproduce this lovely poem.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2044 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 927 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 487 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 72
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4397 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13862 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11286 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10620 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Numbering a List - 1746 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26382 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: 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
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