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

Played Challenges

SFD-ROC: Tic-Tac-Toe - 131 entries

Tic-Tac-Toe You are 'X', and it is your turn. Stop 'O' from winning, and complete the game. Draw a diagonal line through your winning row of three X's.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #17 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 2
The name of the game - 636 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #287 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1527 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #162 / 429
  • Number of attempts: 5
switch variable - 4974 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #18 / 1715
  • Number of attempts: 3
Multiplication table. - 195 entries

Create a multiplication table.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 310
  • Position: #62 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1921 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #116 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 3
Case preserving word replacement - 442 entries

Half way through my project, my people turned into dogs. Now I have to change everything in my source.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #97 / 177
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sort entries based on date - 357 entries

Sort some entries in a Ledger-file based on date.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #53 / 112
  • Number of attempts: 4
Numbering a List - 1838 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #201 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 4
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1177 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #142 / 387
  • Number of attempts: 5
Assignment Alignment - 823 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #63 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 9
Round Round - 243 entries

Round Round

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #29 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reverse Simple Deletion - 799 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #209 / 440
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make Fancy Header - 984 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #51 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

Replacing some words - 417 entries

How fast could it be?

constructor - 178 entries

coding a constructor for a simple class

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entered into 14 challenges

contributed 2 challenges