Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Fix the XML - 874 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 9
camel riding - 697 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6179 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11288 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 9574 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5560 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9680 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26397 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3582 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make HTML List - 911 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 7
That hyphen - 2241 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 9
Basic renumbering - 4785 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
Mirror Symmetry - 716 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4062 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 12519 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2676 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Space out the alphabet - 1407 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2041 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
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