Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

V to the i - 4761 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #8 / 1883
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2321 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #75 / 747
  • Number of attempts: 3
camel riding - 774 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #212 / 276
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shuffled numbers - 236 entries

Each number is paired with the number it should follow. That's enough information to put them in order.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #11 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 7
Neither Fizz nor Buzz - 235 entries

Not your regular increment macro! The gaps are tricky.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #56 / 102
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1991 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
  • Position: #13 / 580
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10641 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #422 / 3673
  • Number of attempts: 4
attr_aligner - 3454 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #287 / 695
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 3128 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
  • Position: #164 / 1073
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12867 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1373 / 3949
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 5041 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1142 / 1738
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Cake is a Lie - 1297 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #185 / 515
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 12395 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #290 / 3605
  • Number of attempts: 4
Slartibartfast
Twitter:

entered into 13 challenges

contributed 0 challenges