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$ gem install vimgolf
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$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Vertical Limit - 2252 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 8
Hole-in-one - 963 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
Two become one - 692 entries

We have two c arrays and want to make one two dimensional out of it. Can we do that?

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4462 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Extract argument from function - 2137 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10265 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 8
Pairs of numbers - 340 entries

Line 1 represents x, line 2 y-data. Bring the corresponding pairs in the form "[x,y]\n"

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 11
HTML formatting: vertical alignment for readability - 60 entries

We did this a VimGolf challenge at work and now that we have finished I want to see if you guys can come up with something even better than we could. Our best solution was 44 keystrokes.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11150 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5714 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12282 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 7
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