Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 33483 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
  • Position: #180 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #21 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4771 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #307 / 1887
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #468 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5605 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #11 / 1260
  • Number of attempts: 10
Vice versa - 7864 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #78 / 2114
  • Number of attempts: 6
comments galore - 1017 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #39 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 2
lipsum lines - 255 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #5 / 93
  • Number of attempts: 4
Angular naming conventions - 307 entries

In angular, a directive name follows the camelCase convention. When the directive is used in an HTML template, the words are instead separated by a dash. Go from to the other the fastest!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #22 / 117
  • Number of attempts: 3
Alsa configuration - 502 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #19 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 5
Collect List - 4267 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #638 / 1188
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1630 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #44 / 442
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the XML - 1000 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #29 / 287
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #287 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #628 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 1
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