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Played Challenges

Search and Replace 0 - 4676 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #275 / 1549
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #189 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 6
replacing each line of a block selection - 2800 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #143 / 735
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4944 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #226 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 4
Make it more readable - 1897 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #49 / 624
  • Number of attempts: 8
Numbering a List - 1831 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #116 / 626
  • Number of attempts: 5
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3009 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #77 / 667
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #214 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6033 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #79 / 1486
  • Number of attempts: 8
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