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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

simple replacements - 1658 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #5 / 370
  • Number of attempts: 6
Inverting Lines - 1832 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #7 / 497
  • Number of attempts: 3
CSV to MD format - 388 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 83
  • Position: #52 / 91
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 307 entries

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

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #33 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python dataclasses - 1104 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #190 / 277
  • Number of attempts: 5
Modernise code - 1333 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #25 / 307
  • Number of attempts: 9
Enumerate Bullets - 292 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: 51
  • Position: #66 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 2011 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #275 / 370
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 864 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #182 / 227
  • Number of attempts: 2
Easy modification of ssh config - 335 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #77 / 104
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 4362 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #623 / 1071
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 668 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #107 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33385 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: 31
  • Position: #5677 / 7364
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6208 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #830 / 1517
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18616 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3265 / 3842
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10792 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #2059 / 3044
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3537 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1050 / 1144
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7827 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #1704 / 1864
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11360 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #3853 / 4164
  • Number of attempts: 1
C to VimDict - 46 entries

Convert a C data structure to a Vimscript dictionary.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #12 / 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15931 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3762 / 4161
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10624 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #3195 / 3666
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12858 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #3587 / 3946
  • Number of attempts: 1
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