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Search and Replace 0 - 4676 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #837 / 1549
  • Number of attempts: 2
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 906 entries

A novice Python using prints Hello World! and a pro shows him different way. Using vim to get into pro style from novice, win the challenge.

  • Best score: 39
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #245 / 352
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate Fibonacci Numbers - 251 entries

Use your super vim powers to generate Fibonacci Numbers.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #71 / 94
  • 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: 16
  • Position: #26 / 196
  • 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: #50 / 617
  • Number of attempts: 1
Table Reshuffle - 357 entries

Fix the column order in this table... also append the new 'username' column.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #96 / 128
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat some Python - 565 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 45
  • Position: #130 / 223
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat a C golf submission - 536 entries

Take this C golf submission (for the "tiny but standards-compliant Hello World program" category, naturally), and turn it into formatted C code.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #160 / 195
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reverse characters in a line - 645 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #93 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 4
Sort and add attributes - 1207 entries

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

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #330 / 489
  • Number of attempts: 2
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