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Played Challenges

Vim tetris - 347 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #4 / 98
  • Number of attempts: 7
Write Setters and Getters for PHP - 86 entries

Just simple automation of writing Setters and Getters like Doctrine might use.

  • Best score: 102
  • Best player score: 103
  • Position: #3 / 32
  • Number of attempts: 16
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #164 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 3
attr_aligner - 3350 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #50 / 678
  • 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: #125 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #296 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 5
switch variable - 4863 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #261 / 1688
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11381 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1153 / 3344
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5827 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #92 / 1442
  • Number of attempts: 8
Geraint Hywel
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Father, Husband, Programmer. Interests: Welsh/Cymraeg, Web Development, FOSS, TDD, BDD, Analogue Synthesizers

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