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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32765 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: #4008 / 7241
  • Number of attempts: 9
V to the i - 4615 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #309 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2194 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #697 / 723
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2012 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 6
Make HTML List - 982 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 69
  • Position: #255 / 259
  • Number of attempts: 2
FoodCritic023: Prefer conditional attributes - 175 entries

FoodCritic (www.foodcritic.io) is a lint tool for your Chef (learn.chef.io) cookbooks. FC023 indicates that you should prefer Chef guards over Ruby conditions. This challenge expects you to be able to fix this issue in a sample cookbook, given the FoodCritic output: ================================================================ FC023: Prefer conditional attributes: cookbooks/foo/recipes/default.rb:25 ================================================================ See http://www.foodcritic.io/#FC023 for more details about the changes being made.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #17 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 3
comments galore - 962 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #16 / 407
  • Number of attempts: 7
Collect List - 4155 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #899 / 1161
  • Number of attempts: 1
VimGolfNight - 482 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #231 / 322
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15666 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3520 / 4098
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #864 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 8
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3197 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vertical Limit - 2319 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #634 / 706
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5864 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #1076 / 1449
  • Number of attempts: 2
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