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Lowercase first characters - 185 entries

This is the (abridged) input for Day 3 in Advent of Code 2019. The output is a format more suitable for Prolog programming: the two lines of input become two lists of pairs, joined together in a wires functor.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #27 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 3
Python dataclasses - 407 entries

Simple challenge to extract fields from a Python class

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #91 / 116
  • Number of attempts: 1
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 78 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #24 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 1
Python: Def to Lambda - 220 entries

LAMBDA!!!

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #35 / 79
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rural Post - 3785 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #158 / 936
  • Number of attempts: 5
Multiline to Single Line - 372 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #129 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 980 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #301 / 452
  • Number of attempts: 5
Get mail address from outlook format - 552 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #116 / 171
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4409 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #1209 / 1235
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5827 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #403 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 7
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2710 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #743 / 806
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7657 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #433 / 1829
  • Number of attempts: 6
Cool or not? - 748 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #183 / 214
  • Number of attempts: 2
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: 13
  • Position: #255 / 723
  • Number of attempts: 6
For all cases. - 123 entries

In this case... change it! :) Watch the line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #75 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sorting a glossary - 106 entries

Sort a glossary. Glossary head contains a header phrase ending with ':' and glossary body has multi line text indented with a tab.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #64 / 70
  • Number of attempts: 3
comments galore - 956 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #292 / 406
  • Number of attempts: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 711 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #243 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fill visual area - 73 entries

Just have fun!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 118
  • Position: #33 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 2
abcd > a b c d - 251 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #183 / 198
  • Number of attempts: 1
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 985 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #309 / 409
  • Number of attempts: 3
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