Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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

Played Challenges

Visual block training - 1041 entries

You see the input. You see the output. Go.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #72 / 192
  • Number of attempts: 7
Innocent Monster - 165 entries

You have the tools, just create him!

  • Best score: 60
  • Best player score: 68
  • Position: #16 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 9
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1629 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #84 / 543
  • Number of attempts: 9
Java to JavaScript - 265 entries

Let convert some simple Java file to JavaScript!

  • Best score: 59
  • Best player score: 87
  • Position: #36 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 4
Wikitext headings to markdown - 984 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #119 / 206
  • Number of attempts: 12
hello-world-vimgolf - 2421 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #616 / 688
  • Number of attempts: 8
Fill in the chess board - 932 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 115
  • Position: #167 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 2
Learn to ask for :help - 571 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #43 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 9
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: 22
  • Position: #824 / 7379
  • Number of attempts: 8
One number per line - 18668 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #838 / 3851
  • Number of attempts: 7
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 840 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #17 / 287
  • Number of attempts: 4
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