Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

hello-world-vimgolf - 1394 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #28 / 399
  • Number of attempts: 2
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 582 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #136 / 178
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fill in the chess board - 488 entries

Fill in the name of each square using its file (a-h) and rank (1-8).

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #54 / 105
  • Number of attempts: 2
Python dataclasses - 629 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #37 / 164
  • Number of attempts: 3
RUST Cargo.toml version to last - 212 entries

RUST Cargo.toml version to last. rusty practice on vimgolf

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #60 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 1
Enumerate Bullets - 168 entries

We will need to refer to the bullet points in our document explicitly later, so we need to assign them some ID's!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #21 / 45
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1409 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #105 / 276
  • Number of attempts: 3
HS Final exam vimgolf - 630 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #123 / 170
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4072 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #568 / 1008
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: #2348 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1664 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7678 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #951 / 1834
  • Number of attempts: 2
ninja substitution - 1288 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #175 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 3
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