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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Find fix point of cos - 1030 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: 15
  • Position: #63 / 300
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paste a column after a column - 2120 entries

This task is very common while using multi-cursor. What is the elegant vim way ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #165 / 453
  • Number of attempts: 3
HS exam question - 1420 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 62
  • Position: #123 / 382
  • Number of attempts: 1
Visual block training - 949 entries

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

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #65 / 174
  • Number of attempts: 6
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1550 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #251 / 517
  • Number of attempts: 1
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 806 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #143 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 1
Create a diamond comment - 301 entries

Encapsulate the text in a diamond pattern.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #26 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 4
Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 87 entries

Change the naming logic of numbers to end up with less lines.

  • Best score: 74
  • Best player score: 151
  • Position: #27 / 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Migrated to Postgres! - 299 entries

Celebration completion of this project. https://github.com/igrigorik/vimgolf/pull/322

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #20 / 118
  • Number of attempts: 4
simple replacements - 1508 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #149 / 330
  • Number of attempts: 4
Inverting Lines - 1774 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #71 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 4
CSV to MD format - 378 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #38 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 1316 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #34 / 304
  • Number of attempts: 7
HS Final exam vimgolf - 862 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #17 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

Lowercase first characters - 455 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

Peter Salvi
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Programming (Common Lisp, Julia, Rust, ...), Languages (Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, Hindi/Urdu, Arabic, Persian...), Games (Bridge, IF, German-style, Go...)

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contributed 1 challenges