Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

hello-world-vimgolf - 1666 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #349 / 478
  • Number of attempts: 2
Lowercase first characters - 375 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #77 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Inverting Lines - 1399 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #124 / 383
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1046 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #192 / 210
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #6518 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1110 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18435 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #3600 / 3801
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10709 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1412 / 3014
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1018 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #1471 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #3989 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1926 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #439 / 474
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3701 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 1
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