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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: #48 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #375 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7520 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #18 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 4178 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #60 / 1166
  • Number of attempts: 4
VimGolfNight - 495 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #298 / 327
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #233 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #768 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1913 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2791 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #548 / 732
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #193 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 9
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2970 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #458 / 661
  • Number of attempts: 1
Flodder-challenge - 901 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #236 / 270
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11620 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #921 / 3409
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6000 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #797 / 1479
  • Number of attempts: 1
Alykhan Kanji
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Intern at Apple. Candidate for Bachelor of Software Engineering @uWaterloo. Past intern @TripAdvisor and @Fixmo.

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