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Played Challenges

V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #268 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: 17
  • Position: #584 / 723
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4580 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #404 / 1516
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1912 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #617 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add to end of each line... kinda - 285 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #31 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #608 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 6
camel riding - 734 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #109 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1543 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #36 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 4
Fix the XML - 934 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #24 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 6
Condensed Cases - 735 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #79 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #244 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: 12
  • Position: #179 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2012 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 4
attr_aligner - 3350 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #100 / 678
  • Number of attempts: 14
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: #207 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #574 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 7
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1452 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #270 / 413
  • Number of attempts: 5
Switch function arguments - 1945 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #116 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4865 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #370 / 1689
  • Number of attempts: 5
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