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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 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: 22
  • Position: #1153 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #197 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #341 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 9
From argument to object - 1262 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #65 / 417
  • Number of attempts: 5
Every other line - 2829 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #210 / 686
  • Number of attempts: 6
Copy three lines - 2801 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #485 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2535 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1777 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #36 / 570
  • Number of attempts: 5
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #89 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #327 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 6
Array transposition - 2312 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #85 / 431
  • Number of attempts: 10
convert yml into java pojo field - 818 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #162 / 217
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #341 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15740 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #659 / 4115
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1202 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #830 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: 14
  • Position: #1571 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 5
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