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Played Challenges

Search and Replace 0 - 4847 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1300 / 1603
  • Number of attempts: 2
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 955 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 66
  • Position: #367 / 371
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 3128 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #949 / 1073
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 1096 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #386 / 442
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2966 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #495 / 772
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 2085 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #213 / 653
  • Number of attempts: 5
Append semicolon after expressions - 1023 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #356 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remove semicolons after expressions - 639 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #165 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 5045 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1629 / 1742
  • Number of attempts: 2
The meaning - 566 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #4 / 360
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort and add attributes - 1368 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #457 / 541
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

The meaning - 566 entries

Numbers are fun!

Matty Williams
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Talkative, friendly programmer

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