Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

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

Played Challenges

CSV to MD format - 403 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 67
  • Position: #41 / 93
  • Number of attempts: 3
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 315 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #61 / 97
  • Number of attempts: 2
Python dataclasses - 1120 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #35 / 280
  • Number of attempts: 2
RUST Cargo.toml version to last - 325 entries

RUST Cargo.toml version to last. rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #14 / 96
  • Number of attempts: 4
RUST match with enum for Coin - 180 entries

RUST match with enum for Coin rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 84
  • Best player score: 93
  • Position: #14 / 51
  • Number of attempts: 6
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 311 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #54 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 1
Modernise code - 1352 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #74 / 313
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 4410 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #32 / 1083
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: #67 / 462
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 1122 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #249 / 520
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1113 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #145 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: #2263 / 7379
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: #324 / 1528
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18668 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #701 / 3851
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10809 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #654 / 3050
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3555 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #816 / 1150
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7845 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #394 / 1869
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11371 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1433 / 4169
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 2022 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #7 / 498
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15943 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1081 / 4165
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10641 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1551 / 3673
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12867 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1126 / 3949
  • Number of attempts: 3
Dmitry Antonyuk
Twitter:

entered into 22 challenges

contributed 0 challenges