Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Words in parens - 12378 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple text editing with Vim - 11200 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 931 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Gray area - 669 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3004 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Extract argument from function - 2138 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4508 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1049 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 8
That hyphen - 2411 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Don't know what this is - 1884 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Andreas Simon
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