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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: 26
  • Position: #3460 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3118 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1262 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #289 / 417
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2453 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Array transposition - 2312 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #289 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3173 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2353 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
A simple change - 396 entries

Just change the numbers in the most efficient way ...

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #145 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inconsistent real estate paste - 166 entries

Format a hand-typed real estate listing that uses inconsistent punctuation into four sections

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #4 / 52
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vertical Limit - 2367 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #382 / 716
  • Number of attempts: 3
Exchanging Quotes - 791 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #143 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2791 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #326 / 732
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 1982 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #29 / 627
  • Number of attempts: 6
Append semicolon after expressions - 942 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #263 / 385
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remove noise from HTTP log - 660 entries

This piece of log (from the year 2000) contains some irrelevant data. We only want to see the HTTP method and resource.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #40 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remove semicolons after expressions - 541 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #33 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 4
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