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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 31669 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4790 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 4287 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 9288 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3210 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Get mail address from outlook format - 455 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interleave lines - 127 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17456 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 8
One to Ten - 1896 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 10822 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15122 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Fix the XML - 920 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Khalid Harun
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Web Application Developer who is passionate about using web technology for personal development and community organizing.

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