Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

hello-world-vimgolf - 303 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #99 / 101
  • Number of attempts: 2
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 270 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #46 / 83
  • Number of attempts: 5
Transpose a python matrix - 351 entries

Rotate the matrix in 90 degrees.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 79
  • Position: #62 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 1
simple replacements - 680 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #123 / 161
  • Number of attempts: 2
Inverting Lines - 1009 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #210 / 274
  • Number of attempts: 6
Satisfy the go linter - 1625 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: 35
  • Position: #284 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 983 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #52 / 454
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 954 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #116 / 193
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32778 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: 28
  • Position: #4381 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #761 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1922 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1356 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #414 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7661 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1068 / 1830
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7462 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #1878 / 2023
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2072 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: #502 / 635
  • Number of attempts: 3
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