Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: 28
  • Position: #4222 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3351 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2103 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #517 / 623
  • Number of attempts: 3
From argument to object - 1262 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #371 / 417
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1780 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #411 / 571
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 906 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #228 / 352
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1083 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 2
Happy TvvO - 392 entries

Don’t forget the past, learn from it. Happy New Year.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #192 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3564 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4945 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1610 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1777 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #437 / 468
  • Number of attempts: 1
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