Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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

Played Challenges

Modernise code - 675 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 57
  • Position: #130 / 154
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap number pairs - 1302 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #43 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: 22
  • Position: #27 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 12
Rural Post - 3807 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #338 / 940
  • 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: 20
  • Position: #80 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32781 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: 22
  • Position: #2286 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 8
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: 10
  • Position: #347 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #711 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #672 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7661 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #775 / 1830
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1098 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 11
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