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Played Challenges

Quicksort - 1623 entries

We need the numbers in the first row sorted as quickly as possible! Be careful not to disturb the data below the divider though: that must remain unchanged.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #208 / 359
  • Number of attempts: 5
Populate 3D bone names list - 471 entries

Ran into this at work, excited to see how this gets optimized

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #62 / 129
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remove line numbers - 577 entries

From http://web.archive.org/web/20140831121704/http://dirac.org/linux/gdb/02a-Memory_Layout_And_The_Stack.php#investigatingthestackwithgdb.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #9 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 9
Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string. - 491 entries

Surround the 'z' character with brackets, quotes, and print as formatted string.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #118 / 276
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat symbols in list - 1476 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #150 / 326
  • Number of attempts: 4
Many duplicates - 1281 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #299 / 420
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 2389 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #282 / 678
  • Number of attempts: 8
Python dataclasses - 1113 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #239 / 279
  • Number of attempts: 4
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 308 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #159 / 197
  • Number of attempts: 3
Modernise code - 1343 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #175 / 310
  • Number of attempts: 5
Shebangs for all - 1916 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #489 / 501
  • Number of attempts: 1
Daniel Apt
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Dutchman in London who likes to run, read and bake bread. Software Development Manager at @Amazon. Opinions are my own and not the views of my employer.

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