Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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

Played Challenges

swap number pairs - 2023 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #152 / 373
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4425 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #416 / 1085
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 24
  • Position: #3095 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6254 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #714 / 1530
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1707 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7849 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #1670 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 2
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