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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4639 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #939 / 1856
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2215 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #300 / 728
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2498 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #300 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1551 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #313 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 3
Condensed Cases - 752 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #72 / 230
  • Number of attempts: 7
Happy TvvO - 388 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 6
I forgot quotes - 15728 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1454 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 6
learn vim in short time - 218 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #55 / 149
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #891 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 957 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #100 / 340
  • Number of attempts: 2
Lisp Condense - 431 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #77 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 4
Gray area - 698 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #58 / 259
  • Number of attempts: 2
Refactor static member invocation - 193 entries

Someone used a static method. Refactor the method into a static import while fixing the assertion.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #21 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 10
Don't know what this is - 1948 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #246 / 571
  • Number of attempts: 6
Where should I put the Newline? - 842 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #321 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #575 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1396 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1473 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 1
Numbering a List - 1828 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #314 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 4
Make Fancy Header - 963 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #92 / 326
  • Number of attempts: 11
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