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Played Challenges

Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5569 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26839 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
  • Number of attempts: 7
Ugly spreadsheet copy/paste to CSV - 731 entries

convert an ugly spreadsheet copy/paste into a CSV format.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 10680 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 6249 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Make it more readable - 1769 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4443 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
The meaning - 504 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2834 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
replacing each line of a block selection - 2591 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
un-C-escape string - 53 entries

Convert escape sequences to characters

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9687 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11376 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remove noise from HTTP log - 618 entries

This piece of log (from the year 2000) contains some irrelevant data. We only want to see the HTTP method and resource.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9728 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 3621 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 943 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap assigned value - 499 entries

Simple problem but looking for interesting solutions.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Sort entries based on date - 304 entries

Sort some entries in a Ledger-file based on date.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2049 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reverse and double space - 411 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
underscore_to_camelCase - 139 entries

Pointy haired boss decided we need to switch to camelCase. Let's get this over with.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line Zipper - 397 entries

Zip/pair related lines.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Exchanging Quotes - 761 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hole-in-one - 947 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
NATO phonetic alphabet - 407 entries

Transform the series of words into a list.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
Jiří Chára
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