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 - 630 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #97 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 2
Enumerate Bullets - 137 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 / 35
  • Number of attempts: 3
swap number pairs - 1254 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #22 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 8
Rural Post - 3795 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #140 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 980 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #294 / 452
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: #2333 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 5
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: 11
  • Position: #677 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #727 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 12
Add string initializers to an enum - 726 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #61 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #716 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #428 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2467 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #233 / 675
  • 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: #3124 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #142 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1112 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 3081 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #303 / 1100
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 14
  • Position: #1818 / 3357
  • Number of attempts: 1
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