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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 942 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #307 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 1533 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #299 / 437
  • Number of attempts: 2
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 613 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #135 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 3
Learn to ask for :help - 397 entries

Learn to use the help to reduce your strokes...

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #75 / 90
  • Number of attempts: 3
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 163 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #82 / 106
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a cross in the square - 121 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #52 / 54
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python: Def to Lambda - 372 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #63 / 124
  • Number of attempts: 2
Turn the x - 253 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #61 / 66
  • Number of attempts: 1
Format the CSS - 90 entries

You just copied some CSS color names from the web and need to add them to your python module. Create the COLORS variable and assign a dict() with the names as keys and hex-colors as values. BEWARE OF THE TABS!!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #22 / 35
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4105 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #657 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 1
Satisfy the go linter - 2007 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #191 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 781 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #226 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 522 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #180 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1048 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #357 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 235 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #38 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 3
Join 'em - 228 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #121 / 134
  • Number of attempts: 2
camel riding - 745 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #188 / 267
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove all lines in first part - 178 entries

From the second part, remove all lines in the first part. It can be useful when you have done something from a long list, you want to know what is not done yet!

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #48 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 1
Happy TvvO - 388 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #147 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 1
abcd > a b c d - 260 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #187 / 204
  • Number of attempts: 1
The name of the game - 627 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #262 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1508 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #240 / 424
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 924 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #529 / 612
  • Number of attempts: 1
Indentation - 446 entries

Indent each line according to the right number of spaces it needs.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #126 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 1
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