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 - 1032 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #155 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 2
Enumerate Bullets - 241 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #11 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap number pairs - 1808 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #22 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 8
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #140 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 1067 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #294 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33073 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: #2333 / 7295
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6081 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #693 / 1485
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #727 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 12
Add string initializers to an enum - 829 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #61 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #716 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #428 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2520 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #233 / 688
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3147 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 958 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #144 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15822 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1112 / 4129
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 3135 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #303 / 1118
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11811 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1847 / 3459
  • Number of attempts: 1
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