Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: #3509 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1771 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 2417 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #213 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap the operands under comparison - 251 entries

Swap the operands under comparison to prevent null pointer exception (at least in java)

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #30 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2666 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #666 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 801 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #18 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2202 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1291 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3250 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11431 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #2845 / 3357
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

On Being Stylish - 58 entries

Your PR cannot be accepted if you don't follow our corporate style guide.

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entered into 11 challenges

contributed 1 challenges