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Played Challenges

Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14977 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12294 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31331 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
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add Go XML to structure tags - 131 entries

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

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 30
  • Number of attempts: 1
Todo list specification - 324 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
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 10709 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Not enough Ps - 57 entries

Different type of code

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple addition - 261 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
From argument to object - 1230 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
  • Number of attempts: 3
create arrows in a list - 65 entries

Add arrow at same distance

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4261 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Missing Library and a Typo - 784 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
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2561 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2616 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Back to the roots - 38 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
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 2029 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 9
The meaning - 515 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Number of attempts: 2
Gray area - 669 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1675 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
Create a table - 264 entries

Convert the given input into a formatted table

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 6831 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17283 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 10

Contributed Challenges

Back to the roots - 38 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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entered into 24 challenges

contributed 1 challenges