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Played Challenges

CSV to MD format - 163 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 61
  • Position: #21 / 43
  • Number of attempts: 1
HS Final exam vimgolf - 540 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #94 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python: Def to Lambda - 196 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #58 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3761 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #540 / 930
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 342 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #109 / 163
  • Number of attempts: 3
Get mail address from outlook format - 549 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #161 / 170
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5802 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #997 / 1428
  • Number of attempts: 2
Separate the lines - 153 entries

Every other line is mixed up. Separate them into their original texts.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #50 / 83
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10452 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1696 / 2961
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #818 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple addition - 288 entries

The right side of the equation is already there. We just need the left one now.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #51 / 105
  • Number of attempts: 5
Array of characters - 133 entries

We all copy paste things off the internet, but the syntax doesn't look right. Fix it as fast as possible.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #38 / 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a list of numbers - 269 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #105 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 3
Separating firstname & lastname - 109 entries

Seperate named with equal tabs.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #20 / 51
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple format (2) - 296 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #51 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 2
camel riding - 734 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #227 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 2
Config Sections - 38 entries

Section me!

  • Best score: 43
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #7 / 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Square numbers - 81 entries

Boring math puzzle.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #18 / 34
  • Number of attempts: 6
It's a factor - 80 entries

Flaunt your macro prowess by factoring some numbers. Too hard? It takes less than 30 strokes, I promise.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #4 / 34
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alphabet soup - 337 entries

Create a column of all alphabet characters organized in a funky way

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #10 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1920 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

CSV to MD format - 163 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

Increment number for every 10 lines - 72 entries

The file consists of 2 columns (code and percentage). We need to add 2 more columns with increasing number for 4th column (Xcols) and increment 3rd column (Ycols) only for every 10 lines with reset of 4th column

Selvaganapathy P
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entered into 21 challenges

contributed 2 challenges