Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #360 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 8
Swap values - 4401 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #17 / 1233
  • Number of attempts: 6
Extract argument from function - 2194 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #579 / 723
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2467 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #118 / 675
  • Number of attempts: 8
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #241 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1168 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 2
comments galore - 956 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #135 / 406
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #162 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 9
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #696 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5839 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #992 / 1443
  • Number of attempts: 1
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