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Played Challenges

Where should I put the Newline? - 824 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4614 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2127 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 915 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
attr_aligner - 3237 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Condensed Cases - 728 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: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11014 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4339 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10083 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2863 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5088 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Gray area - 664 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Don't know what this is - 1867 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10337 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2942 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2376 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14294 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
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