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Simple, Practical, and Common - 33385 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: 24
  • Position: #3047 / 7364
  • Number of attempts: 5
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 877 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #182 / 254
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18616 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #909 / 3842
  • Number of attempts: 23
Swap values inside brackets - 2464 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #259 / 569
  • Number of attempts: 8
V to the i - 4751 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #698 / 1879
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add string initializers to an enum - 862 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #210 / 254
  • Number of attempts: 4
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1181 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #172 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10792 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1236 / 3044
  • Number of attempts: 6
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3537 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #348 / 1144
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3675 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 58
  • Position: #808 / 827
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7827 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1321 / 1864
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2840 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #469 / 635
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11360 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1183 / 4164
  • Number of attempts: 5
For all cases. - 141 entries

In this case... change it! :) Watch the line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #61 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7803 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1082 / 2100
  • Number of attempts: 6
One to Ten - 2165 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #235 / 662
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 2004 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #387 / 496
  • Number of attempts: 3
convert yml into java pojo field - 829 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #216 / 223
  • Number of attempts: 2
unknown command - 158 entries

I want change 5 words

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #25 / 83
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4264 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #867 / 1186
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2326 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1340 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 17
Words in parens - 12858 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3304 / 3946
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 5036 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1520 / 1736
  • Number of attempts: 2
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