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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: 13
  • Position: #43 / 723
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #350 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: #154 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #369 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 4
replacing each line of a block selection - 2744 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #64 / 725
  • Number of attempts: 8
switch variable - 4866 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #299 / 1690
  • Number of attempts: 5
Numbering a List - 1782 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #367 / 612
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11396 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2202 / 3349
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5839 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #291 / 1443
  • Number of attempts: 7
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