Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: #1684 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #468 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3156 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2417 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #25 / 557
  • Number of attempts: 5
V to the i - 4615 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1338 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 2
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2710 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #104 / 806
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #556 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 2
Com(m)a Trouble - 3307 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #324 / 746
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #31 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 6
Cool or not? - 748 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #8 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 6
Every other line - 2790 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #235 / 679
  • Number of attempts: 7
Letterbox - 83 entries

Make a box!

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #5 / 22
  • Number of attempts: 8
Flip the bit - 102 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #49 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1206 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 5
Team names - 1763 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #215 / 566
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5408 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #162 / 1221
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7449 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #444 / 2020
  • Number of attempts: 5
One to Ten - 2071 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
  • Position: #69 / 634
  • Number of attempts: 2
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 595 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #93 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #120 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 711 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #103 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 915 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #115 / 155
  • Number of attempts: 1
move titles next to url, in quotes - 474 entries

had trouble with something similar

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #42 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 4
Array transposition - 2258 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #127 / 426
  • Number of attempts: 12
convert yml into java pojo field - 801 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #111 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4155 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #412 / 1161
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1805 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1367 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #944 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

Convert Application Output to CSV - 171 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

Parsa Amini
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Student, Phylanx and HPX developer at STE||AR Group

entered into 29 challenges

contributed 1 challenges