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Python: Def to Lambda - 387 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #13 / 130
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #221 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 7
Satisfy the go linter - 2025 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #34 / 408
  • Number of attempts: 11
Multiline to Single Line - 540 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #64 / 242
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1059 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #185 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 4484 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #508 / 1245
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6033 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #251 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18434 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1517 / 3800
  • Number of attempts: 4
Unsemantic linewrapping - 843 entries

[Inspired by a blog post I read: https://scott.mn/2014/02/21/semantic_linewrapping/. Text adapted.] Sometimes when editing a Markdown file, I wrap the lines semantically. Instead of inserting a newline at 70 columns (or whatever), or making paragraphs one long line, I put in newlines at a point that seems logical to me. This may seem silly, but it produces better diffs. Semantic linewrapping also makes editing snappier. I can delete, edit or insert sentences easily using linewise operations. Code-oriented text editors like Vim and [REDACTED] are really good at this kind of manipulation. Editing text that hasn't been wrapped semantically is a pain, though:

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #175 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4643 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #741 / 1858
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2765 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #237 / 819
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3475 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #436 / 1125
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #758 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3080 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7588 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #820 / 2055
  • Number of attempts: 5
Mirrored text - 162 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #67 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 951 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #170 / 234
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put the months in order - 922 entries

Our contractor thought that months should be in alphabetical order. Put them in calendar order please.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #32 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 22
Collect List - 4191 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #488 / 1170
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2817 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 3
switch variable - 4963 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #622 / 1712
  • Number of attempts: 4
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