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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: 27
  • Position: #3815 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1116 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #337 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 10
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2751 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #278 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 2103 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #125 / 623
  • Number of attempts: 9
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #1097 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1262 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #64 / 417
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #480 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1015 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1777 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #30 / 570
  • Number of attempts: 8
Todo list specification - 365 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #147 / 168
  • Number of attempts: 5
Back to the roots - 43 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #6 / 30
  • Number of attempts: 2
Missing Library and a Typo - 836 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #182 / 205
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple addition - 294 entries

The right side of the equation is already there. We just need the left one now.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #35 / 109
  • Number of attempts: 5
create arrows in a list - 88 entries

Add arrow at same distance

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #47 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 1
Create a table - 306 entries

Convert the given input into a formatted table

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #78 / 99
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add Go XML to structure tags - 148 entries

The Go programming language can directly map XML to structure fields. Add the correct XML tag after each field.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #39 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 1
Not enough Ps - 65 entries

Different type of code

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #20 / 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2548 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 3
Gray area - 702 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #249 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 3
Where should I put the Newline? - 845 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #194 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2230 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #3440 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
The meaning - 522 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #271 / 337
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Back to the roots - 43 entries

Johnny has a file with more integers. He wants to change each number with its square root. Can you help him?

Andrei Gasparovici
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contributed 1 challenges