Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 545 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #7 / 341
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate Fibonacci Numbers - 235 entries

Use your super vim powers to generate Fibonacci Numbers.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #29 / 92
  • Number of attempts: 2
Solve the Sokoban - 158 entries

A wink for all Vimgolfers that play Nethack too.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #36 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 2
A Simple One - 880 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: #103 / 589
  • Number of attempts: 1
Round Round - 242 entries

Round Round

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 62
  • Position: #41 / 80
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reverse and count - 403 entries

Someone typed things upside down and now a Vim ninja needs to reverse the lines and count how many there are.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #45 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 4
Letters are numbers - 127 entries

Letters and numbers are interchangeable. A lot of programming languages give you simple ways to convert individual letters to hex, binary and decimal but does Vim?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #38 / 66
  • Number of attempts: 2
Another Mixed-Up Haiku - 206 entries

VimGolf ... a perfect evening?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #10 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reverse Simple Deletion - 740 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #116 / 419
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment, increment, increment.... - 534 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #108 / 359
  • Number of attempts: 2
Indentation - 420 entries

Indent each line according to the right number of spaces it needs.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #95 / 149
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hatsuyume - 381 entries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatsuyume

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #40 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 4
The Cake is a Lie - 1178 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #62 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 6
Context insensitive completion 0 - 463 entries

Buried in the lines you're not supposed to add is the line "Add this line!" Add that line to the top of the file.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #154 / 217
  • Number of attempts: 1
Almost encrypted - 178 entries

Convert the first paragraph to be even less readable.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #16 / 134
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse characters in a line - 618 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: #100 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 1

Contributed Challenges

Cartesian product - 206 entries

{1,2,3,4,5} X {1,2,3,4,5}

Kyle Willmon
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entered into 16 challenges

contributed 1 challenges