Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

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

Played Challenges

V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #173 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11140 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #156 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 7
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #338 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 9
Logging with key - 292 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #9 / 84
  • Number of attempts: 9
Space out the alphabet - 1595 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #9 / 434
  • Number of attempts: 9
ASCII box - 317 entries

Don't forget to fix typos!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #20 / 102
  • Number of attempts: 5
Mute the second method of this script - 439 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #49 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #108 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 22
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #643 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #498 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 12
Andrew
Twitter:

I research computer architecture, write software, listen to NPR, and often engage in other similarly shocking and risky behaviors.

entered into 10 challenges

contributed 0 challenges