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Search and Replace 0 - 4681 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #1388 / 1550
  • Number of attempts: 3
Define to require - 118 entries

When JSHint is enabled, there's a rule that doesn't let you have more than 6 arguments in a function, so the moment you need to add a 7th argument, you need to do a refactoring.

  • Best score: 62
  • Best player score: 291
  • Position: #48 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
A simple change - 401 entries

Just change the numbers in the most efficient way ...

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #79 / 177
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4945 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1051 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 33
  • Position: #222 / 236
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat most common surnames - 593 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 88
  • Position: #182 / 187
  • 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: 37
  • Position: #380 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1160 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #321 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 26
  • Position: #2944 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 6
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