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

swap number pairs - 1357 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #28 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 14
Rural Post - 3891 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #617 / 963
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: 22
  • Position: #2337 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 7
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5850 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #401 / 1439
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18320 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2255 / 3775
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10480 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #722 / 2972
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7667 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #788 / 1831
  • Number of attempts: 3
Darrin Mourer
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~20-year IT Security veteran with specialties in cyber threat, DLP, and encryption. Solution Architect for ProtectWise

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