Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Collect List - 3932 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the XML - 904 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30439 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
camel riding - 731 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 16700 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2728 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2134 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Make HTML List - 923 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Don't know what this is - 1872 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 10464 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 14515 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Sudoku table - 58 entries

Make this simple sudoku table look nice and legible.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 71
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2395 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 8
Maze path - 32 entries

Follow the given motions and mark your path with Xs. Attention: This maze is quite big (20x20), please set your terminal size to at least 82.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 117
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4385 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10151 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4446 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Mirror Symmetry - 739 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
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