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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: 34
  • Position: #6138 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4603 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1774 / 1841
  • Number of attempts: 4
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 879 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: #260 / 339
  • Number of attempts: 6
Don't know what this is - 1919 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #420 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3300 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 5
Python: Lots of function arguments - 73 entries

The function definition is too long for one line. The modeline helps you with some typical Python indent settings.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #27 / 39
  • Number of attempts: 3
imports alignment (python) - 590 entries

Align as one import per line.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #142 / 182
  • Number of attempts: 3
expand a list comprehension (python) - 275 entries

Please show your way to convert a list comprehension in python to an ordinary for-loop expression!

  • Best score: 42
  • Best player score: 60
  • Position: #77 / 102
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1730 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: 19
  • Position: #368 / 460
  • Number of attempts: 6
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 405 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #117 / 212
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat some Python - 548 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #53 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 4
PEP8 Python Wrapping Comments and Code - 160 entries

According to PEP8, long flowy text and code should have different max line lengths. Code: 79 characters max Long flowy text: 72 characters max

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #58 / 59
  • Number of attempts: 3
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