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Played Challenges

Extract argument from function - 2211 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #649 / 727
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2488 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #536 / 680
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11124 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1506 / 4109
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5422 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #1124 / 1225
  • Number of attempts: 1
Condensed Cases - 744 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #194 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #3037 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 2
learn vim in short time - 215 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #128 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3108 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #755 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 947 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #180 / 338
  • Number of attempts: 2
120 Degrees - 433 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #110 / 139
  • Number of attempts: 3
Gray area - 684 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #147 / 255
  • Number of attempts: 3
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1091 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #250 / 289
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10531 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2965 / 3636
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12721 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3718 / 3914
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2777 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #598 / 731
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11589 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #2867 / 3402
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5975 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #754 / 1476
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Config Sections - 38 entries

Section me!

Nicolas Dascanio
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entered into 17 challenges

contributed 1 challenges