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Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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

Played Challenges

Rotating Philosophers Problem - 376 entries

Can you help the philosophers find a good place to sit before they get five forks and spaghetti?

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #119 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 1
HTML to Haml - 800 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #122 / 197
  • Number of attempts: 4
Insert a Markdown link - 411 entries

Put a link in a markdown document, using the after-the-paragraph format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #73 / 139
  • Number of attempts: 5
Numbering a List - 1828 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #134 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 2
The holy-grail may help - 315 entries

Can you find it in less than 20 strokes, Arthur?

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #60 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 4
Assignment Alignment - 770 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #132 / 210
  • 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: #155 / 612
  • Number of attempts: 2
Dumb to smart - 83 entries

Turn dumb quote to smart vim's way.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #27 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1151 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #218 / 347
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11624 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #2483 / 3410
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6014 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 41
  • Position: #782 / 1481
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

HTML to Haml - 800 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

Bradly Feeley
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Ruby developer, Husband, outdoorsman, musician, and follower of Christ

entered into 11 challenges

contributed 1 challenges