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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: 27
  • Position: #3878 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4554 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1133 / 1259
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #337 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 10
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2851 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #295 / 843
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2131 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #125 / 633
  • Number of attempts: 9
Box it - 7849 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #1124 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1481 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: 17
  • Position: #64 / 453
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2902 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #489 / 702
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1015 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1812 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #30 / 585
  • Number of attempts: 8
Todo list specification - 389 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #155 / 178
  • Number of attempts: 5
Back to the roots - 54 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #8 / 37
  • Number of attempts: 2
Missing Library and a Typo - 860 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #188 / 211
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple addition - 312 entries

The right side of the equation is already there. We just need the left one now.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #35 / 118
  • Number of attempts: 5
create arrows in a list - 106 entries

Add arrow at same distance

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #47 / 71
  • Number of attempts: 1
Create a table - 332 entries

Convert the given input into a formatted table

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #82 / 105
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add Go XML to structure tags - 153 entries

The Go programming language can directly map XML to structure fields. Add the correct XML tag after each field.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #42 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 1
Not enough Ps - 67 entries

Different type of code

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #20 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2585 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 3
Gray area - 745 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #258 / 270
  • Number of attempts: 3
Where should I put the Newline? - 874 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #194 / 436
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10652 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2254 / 3677
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3465 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 4
The meaning - 566 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #271 / 360
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Back to the roots - 54 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

Andrei Gasparovici
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contributed 1 challenges