Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple text editing with Vim - 10898 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 15617 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28901 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: 7
C Reformatting - 654 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 46
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2667 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 13752 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 6812 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5628 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 37
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9974 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11806 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 10110 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1337 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 7
That hyphen - 2326 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Numbering a List - 1756 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1791 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4391 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2106 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Switch function arguments - 1872 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
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