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Played Challenges

Generate English Alphabets - 438 entries

Start with a, get up to z.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #102 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 3
Numbering a List - 1832 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #433 / 627
  • Number of attempts: 1
The holy-grail may help - 322 entries

Can you find it in less than 20 strokes, Arthur?

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #185 / 196
  • Number of attempts: 1
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1172 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #306 / 386
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1777 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #323 / 468
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 934 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #226 / 617
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse and count - 415 entries

Someone typed things upside down and now a Vim ninja needs to reverse the lines and count how many there are.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #118 / 159
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 772 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #202 / 432
  • Number of attempts: 1
Indentation - 452 entries

Indent each line according to the right number of spaces it needs.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #112 / 160
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hatsuyume - 423 entries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatsuyume

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #125 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Cake is a Lie - 1215 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #461 / 491
  • Number of attempts: 1
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 436 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #204 / 223
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat some Python - 565 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #108 / 223
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1354 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #351 / 522
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sort and add attributes - 1211 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #451 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 1
Braces or Brackets? - 713 entries

Someone forgot whether to use braces or brackets and you have to clean up their code!

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #163 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3009 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #587 / 667
  • Number of attempts: 1
Flodder-challenge - 927 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #178 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1987 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6033 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #552 / 1486
  • Number of attempts: 3
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