Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Condensed Cases - 718 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vertical Limit - 2189 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3872 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
comments galore - 911 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4889 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
Extract argument from function - 2084 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27781 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
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 9887 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11577 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2760 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line 'em up! - 278 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
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