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Played Challenges

Mr. Hacker - 82 entries

Elvin is hacker. He has piece of users database from some social net site. Recently he installed Vim, and he wants to convert CSV DB to specific format `key=value' where `key' is login and `value' is password, but password in DB is encrypted in ROT13. Help him.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python: Def to Lambda - 435 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #4 / 152
  • Number of attempts: 3
Turn the x - 316 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #62 / 79
  • Number of attempts: 1
Format the CSS - 136 entries

You just copied some CSS color names from the web and need to add them to your python module. Create the COLORS variable and assign a dict() with the names as keys and hex-colors as values. BEWARE OF THE TABS!!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 50
  • Position: #33 / 45
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4410 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #212 / 1083
  • Number of attempts: 4
Levenshtein distance - 104 entries

Compute distance for each pair. Notice that this recursive implementation is very inefficient. Wagner-Fischer algorithm is iterative and much faster. #vimscript

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #29 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 3
Satisfy the go linter - 2350 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3 / 462
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 940 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #99 / 300
  • Number of attempts: 5
Multiline to Single Line - 679 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #32 / 297
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 671 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #63 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 4
Yo To Hello - 1122 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #158 / 520
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 25
  • Position: #3375 / 7379
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6250 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #231 / 1528
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18668 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1018 / 3851
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10809 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1504 / 3050
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7845 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1344 / 1869
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5605 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #227 / 1260
  • Number of attempts: 13
I forgot quotes - 15943 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1056 / 4165
  • Number of attempts: 7
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