Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Search and Replace 0 - 4651 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1083 / 1541
  • Number of attempts: 4
Multiplication table. - 195 entries

Create a multiplication table.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 82
  • Position: #40 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: #86 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 4
A Simple One - 915 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: #223 / 609
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make Fancy Header - 963 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #40 / 326
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change the content of a string - 1346 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #460 / 520
  • Number of attempts: 2
Dave Lyon
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Software Developer, and Apprentice at Hashrocket Chicago. Ruby, Rails, and Objective-C are my thing.

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