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Played Challenges

Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1070 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interweave two blocks of text - 546 entries

Suppose you've got data on a list of things from multiple sources. They're all in separate chunks, so how might you create a tabular output?

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #26 / 197
  • Number of attempts: 4
Recursively Palindrome - 230 entries

Note that there are 2^6-1 characters.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #21 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove dupes from array - 1266 entries

given a random string that contains a ruby-esque array, make sure that there are no duplicate elements

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #11 / 322
  • Number of attempts: 13
Alphabetize the directory - 261 entries

Put the contacts and their information in alphabetical order.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #67 / 95
  • Number of attempts: 1
Case preserving word replacement - 413 entries

Half way through my project, my people turned into dogs. Now I have to change everything in my source.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #151 / 169
  • Number of attempts: 1
Complete the hex array data (Part II) - 129 entries

Do not use external tools(e.g. tac, seq) [My interpretation of Rule #7]

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #53 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sort entries based on date - 315 entries

Sort some entries in a Ledger-file based on date.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #93 / 104
  • Number of attempts: 2
It'ss tooo coold too typpe todaay - 203 entries

My hands are numb with cold. It's hard to type correctly.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #22 / 91
  • Number of attempts: 4
HTML to Haml - 778 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #160 / 193
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat long lines - 320 entries

Rearrange this ruby method call to put each parameter on its own line. Could become a useful macro.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #10 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 4
Generate English Alphabets - 427 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #49 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 4
Numbering a List - 1797 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #476 / 614
  • Number of attempts: 8
The holy-grail may help - 304 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #104 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assignment Alignment - 738 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #165 / 203
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 740 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #203 / 419
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make Fancy Header - 933 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #48 / 315
  • Number of attempts: 6
Jakub Arnold
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Computer Science student at Charles University

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