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

Rural Post - 3717 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #200 / 918
  • Number of attempts: 8
Multiline to Single Line - 325 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #1 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 38
  • Position: #6825 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1169 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2490 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1423 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 6
That hyphen - 2464 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #626 / 674
  • Number of attempts: 2
learn vim in short time - 212 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #113 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Multiline to Single Line - 325 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

Isaac Pohl-Zaretsky
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Student @Stanford

entered into 8 challenges

contributed 1 challenges