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Played Challenges

Extract argument from function - 2218 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #408 / 729
  • Number of attempts: 2
camel riding - 745 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #152 / 267
  • Number of attempts: 3
Condensed Cases - 758 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: 14
  • Position: #109 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 15749 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2019 / 4117
  • Number of attempts: 3
learn vim in short time - 219 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #131 / 150
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace Parameter with Explicit Methods - 61 entries

Implementing the methods of a Java Interface

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #24 / 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3122 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #490 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 4
Count both ways - 962 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #178 / 342
  • Number of attempts: 1
Lisp Condense - 432 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #112 / 152
  • Number of attempts: 3
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1107 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #136 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1951 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #459 / 572
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2826 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #369 / 739
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4945 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1136 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 2
Numbering a List - 1832 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #441 / 627
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11662 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1308 / 3419
  • Number of attempts: 4
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