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

Modernise code - 1368 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #198 / 316
  • Number of attempts: 2
Enumerate Bullets - 309 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #11 / 83
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap number pairs - 2023 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #22 / 373
  • Number of attempts: 8
Rural Post - 4425 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #140 / 1085
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 1127 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #294 / 522
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 22
  • Position: #2332 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: #715 / 1530
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18673 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #727 / 3852
  • Number of attempts: 12
Add string initializers to an enum - 866 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #61 / 256
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10831 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #715 / 3055
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7849 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #427 / 1870
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2572 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #233 / 698
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11380 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3157 / 4174
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 995 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #149 / 245
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15946 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1111 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 3183 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #303 / 1132
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 12481 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1877 / 3624
  • Number of attempts: 1
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