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Search and Replace 0 - 4651 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #12 / 1541
  • Number of attempts: 5
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 897 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 62
  • Position: #344 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 1
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1157 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #193 / 382
  • Number of attempts: 3
Round Round - 243 entries

Round Round

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #22 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment, increment, increment.... - 567 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #75 / 370
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting paragraphs - 494 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #95 / 152
  • Number of attempts: 4
Make Fancy Header - 963 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #127 / 326
  • Number of attempts: 4
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