Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Enumerate Bullets - 221 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #43 / 59
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1664 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #182 / 311
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 745 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #134 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extend shell script - 88 entries

Just add some more stuff

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 64
  • Position: #26 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
Easy modification of ssh config - 263 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #71 / 84
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 4152 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #681 / 1029
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 2031 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #293 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 2
xrandr outputs and dashes - 613 entries

uh oh, different video drivers identify display outputs with more dashes. Quick, need to change this xrandr script!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #93 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 711 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #138 / 158
  • Number of attempts: 2
Yo To Hello - 1066 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #403 / 489
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33028 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: 29
  • Position: #4884 / 7289
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4484 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #771 / 1245
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6059 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1091 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 4
Quote modules - 1022 entries

Complete golang import statement.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #209 / 261
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2440 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #510 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2768 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #593 / 821
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10714 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2556 / 3018
  • Number of attempts: 1
Bad Copy Syntax - 1949 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #289 / 496
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3479 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #931 / 1127
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 3454 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #701 / 775
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7718 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1433 / 1841
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11281 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3115 / 4139
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5476 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #926 / 1237
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7598 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1399 / 2059
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2116 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #522 / 647
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1933 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #388 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10560 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2821 / 3645
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12775 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3642 / 3926
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11742 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1829 / 3442
  • Number of attempts: 1
Filipe 💙
Twitter:

Hi friend 👋 Community Organizer - Flutter Portugal, GDG Lisbon, and Lisbon Tech Alliance

entered into 29 challenges

contributed 0 challenges