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

hello-world-vimgolf - 314 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #82 / 104
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inverting Lines - 1009 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #19 / 274
  • Number of attempts: 2
Modernise code - 659 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #60 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 4
swap number pairs - 1294 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #98 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 2
HS Final exam vimgolf - 578 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #71 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3797 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #384 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiline to Single Line - 378 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #112 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 23
  • Position: #2745 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: 11
  • Position: #684 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1512 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1691 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 7462 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1803 / 2023
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1997 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 1
Alphabet soup - 354 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #68 / 84
  • Number of attempts: 1
Askhento
Twitter:

I like bicycles

entered into 14 challenges

contributed 0 challenges