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

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vim = 22 / 7 - 408 entries

pi square vim

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #48 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4534 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #294 / 1507
  • Number of attempts: 7
Sudoku table - 58 entries

Make this simple sudoku table look nice and legible.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 59
  • Position: #14 / 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #182 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 9
quotes inside quotes - 2996 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #128 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 5
Delete unwanted lines - 350 entries

Delete all lines which does not end in "o.."

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #120 / 210
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11354 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1159 / 3335
  • Number of attempts: 3
Dheeraj Sayala
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Full-stack web developer. Loves cricket, food and nature.

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