Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 61 entries

Change the naming logic of numbers to end up with less lines.

  • Best score: 77
  • Best player score: 107
  • Position: #11 / 22
  • Number of attempts: 3
Modernise code - 632 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 63
  • Position: #132 / 147
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1254 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #165 / 237
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 3797 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #334 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: #2279 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 10
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #732 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2241 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1856 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3436 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #799 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #939 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3091 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 1
Josh Swift
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