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Played Challenges

Search and Replace 0 - 4575 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1223 / 1515
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 66
  • Position: #336 / 339
  • Number of attempts: 1
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: 18
  • Position: #917 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 979 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #357 / 407
  • Number of attempts: 2
replacing each line of a block selection - 2740 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #468 / 724
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 1945 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #202 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 5
Append semicolon after expressions - 923 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #327 / 375
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remove semicolons after expressions - 511 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #139 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4865 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1583 / 1689
  • Number of attempts: 2
The meaning - 515 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #4 / 330
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort and add attributes - 1123 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #389 / 460
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

The meaning - 515 entries

Numbers are fun!

Matty Williams
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Talkative, friendly programmer

entered into 11 challenges

contributed 1 challenges