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Played Challenges

HS exam question - 1517 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 63
  • Position: #132 / 401
  • Number of attempts: 1
delete swap - 1614 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #492 / 503
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33442 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: 23
  • Position: #2525 / 7379
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10809 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1938 / 3050
  • Number of attempts: 3
From argument to object - 1480 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #446 / 452
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11371 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #911 / 4169
  • Number of attempts: 3
Stairstep digits - 381 entries

Remove the evens. Double the odds.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #82 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 1
Adam's challenge - 957 entries

Change both normal to bold and 4 by 2. Adam Wathan challenge this on twitter . He did it in 11 keystrokes on Sublime.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #105 / 266
  • Number of attempts: 5
Order and join - 964 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #207 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15943 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3493 / 4165
  • Number of attempts: 2
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1586 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #411 / 441
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

From argument to object - 1480 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

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