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HS exam question - 1413 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #39 / 381
  • Number of attempts: 8
2 quick changes and a numbered list - 573 entries

The ascii will not be lost, but rather numbered in 4 digit blocks with leading zeros.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #73 / 138
  • Number of attempts: 2
Plotting some variables in python - 1539 entries

4 sets of (x,y) variables to plot. Just increment the numbers! Well, let's change the colors of the lines as well. Oh and we meant to plot the absolute values of course.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 66
  • Position: #285 / 327
  • Number of attempts: 1
Transpose a python matrix - 823 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #64 / 132
  • Number of attempts: 11
Lowercase first characters - 455 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #147 / 170
  • Number of attempts: 1
Migrated to Postgres! - 296 entries

Celebration completion of this project. https://github.com/igrigorik/vimgolf/pull/322

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #48 / 117
  • Number of attempts: 5
Increment number for every 10 lines - 212 entries

The file consists of 2 columns (code and percentage). We need to add 2 more columns with increasing number for 4th column (Xcols) and increment 3rd column (Ycols) only for every 10 lines with reset of 4th column

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #14 / 58
  • Number of attempts: 7
CSV to MD format - 372 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 83
  • Position: #53 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 4
Count to 100 in word form - 92 entries

Write all the numbers from 1 to 100, using their word forms rather than the digit form. Most of the parts you will need are included in the input file. Use hyphens when appropriate.

  • Best score: 53
  • Best player score: 97
  • Position: #23 / 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 301 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #46 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 1
Modernise code - 1315 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #156 / 303
  • Number of attempts: 3
Put a cross in the square - 201 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #22 / 83
  • Number of attempts: 2
swap number pairs - 2000 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #354 / 368
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 4346 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #152 / 1064
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 2153 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: 31
  • Position: #342 / 433
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1105 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #269 / 511
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1089 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: 54
  • Position: #209 / 222
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33342 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: #4019 / 7355
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6196 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #881 / 1513
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18611 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1030 / 3840
  • Number of attempts: 10
Add semicolons - 10780 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2045 / 3041
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3528 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #459 / 1142
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7818 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #1027 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11345 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1443 / 4159
  • Number of attempts: 3
One to Ten - 2156 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: 15
  • Position: #532 / 659
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap assigned value - 609 entries

Simple problem but looking for interesting solutions.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #233 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15918 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3065 / 4158
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10614 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2471 / 3661
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12848 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3494 / 3943
  • Number of attempts: 2
The meaning - 552 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #311 / 354
  • Number of attempts: 2
HTML to Haml - 841 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 69
  • Position: #195 / 202
  • Number of attempts: 1
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