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

Many duplicates - 1304 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #308 / 427
  • Number of attempts: 6
delete swap - 1611 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #379 / 503
  • Number of attempts: 10
Fix the shell script! - 2400 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #263 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 13
Visual block training - 1041 entries

You see the input. You see the output. Go.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 93
  • Position: #176 / 192
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fill in the chess board - 932 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 71
  • Position: #152 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 4
Inverting Lines - 1866 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #264 / 504
  • Number of attempts: 5
Modernise code - 1352 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #284 / 313
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33427 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: 45
  • Position: #7215 / 7377
  • Number of attempts: 2
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