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

New teacher - 619 entries

Update the details of the new CS teacher.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #12 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 2
Truth Table to ModelSim - 44 entries

Convert this truth table to simulator instructions!

  • Best score: 64
  • Best player score: 140
  • Position: #12 / 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
months to html list items - 825 entries

Turn the months into list items.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #28 / 221
  • Number of attempts: 6
Find fix point of cos - 1199 entries

Write a function to find the fix point of cos. It is not a good code; It is just to use vim. Inspired by the excellent https://mvanier.livejournal.com/2897.html about the Y combinator.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #305 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 2
HS exam question - 1523 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #154 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 2
delete swap - 1650 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #330 / 514
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fix the shell script! - 2428 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #408 / 566
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 2472 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #540 / 699
  • Number of attempts: 3
Learn to ask for :help - 572 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #23 / 128
  • Number of attempts: 14
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: #2397 / 7384
  • Number of attempts: 9
convert yml into java pojo field - 837 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #91 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 7
Words in parens - 12868 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2525 / 3950
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1435 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #337 / 396
  • Number of attempts: 6

Contributed Challenges

New teacher - 619 entries

Update the details of the new CS teacher.

John Kershaw
Github:

entered into 13 challenges

contributed 1 challenges