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

Generate a very basic Python constructor - 172 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #4 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 8
Modernise code - 630 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #46 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 8
swap number pairs - 1251 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #66 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 14
HS Final exam vimgolf - 551 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #109 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 3785 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #370 / 936
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 1596 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: #94 / 330
  • Number of attempts: 8
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: 22
  • Position: #2321 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5827 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #388 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #723 / 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: 11
  • Position: #1657 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 4
Com(m)a Trouble - 3307 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #294 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #421 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3129 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 1
Missing Library and a Typo - 826 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #96 / 202
  • Number of attempts: 8
Array transposition - 2258 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #160 / 426
  • Number of attempts: 16
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1216 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 9
Sort the VimGolf challenges by popularity - 326 entries

"Sort by popularity" is a good order to play the challenges. Not perfect, but you could do a lot worse. ;) Input is a sample copy-pasted from vimgolf.com. Some of the challenge names have digits that will get in your way, so read ":help :sort" for hints on sorting with a regex. When you're done, try your solution on the full list!

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #67 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 5
Duncan
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