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Make list of numbers from 1 to 30 more compact, but more confusing - 78 entries

Change the naming logic of numbers to end up with less lines.

  • Best score: 75
  • Best player score: 81
  • Position: #3 / 30
  • Number of attempts: 5
Increment number for every 10 lines - 162 entries

The file consists of 2 columns (code and percentage). We need to add 2 more columns with increasing number for 4th column (Xcols) and increment 3rd column (Ycols) only for every 10 lines with reset of 4th column

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #23 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 3
simple replacements - 1153 entries

The goal is to see the replacement commands in action.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #18 / 256
  • Number of attempts: 6
CSV to MD format - 323 entries

To convert a CSV list to Markdown list

  • Best score: 36
  • Best player score: 62
  • Position: #32 / 72
  • Number of attempts: 5
Making 3 line function a one liner. - 183 entries

Simple challenge for frequent action while programming.

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #29 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a cross in the square - 128 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #39 / 58
  • Number of attempts: 2
Satisfy the go linter - 2025 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #22 / 408
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 801 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #185 / 252
  • Number of attempts: 1
Multiline to Single Line - 542 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #56 / 243
  • Number of attempts: 2
From a Thunderlink to a Markdown link - 707 entries

ThunderLinks are durable hyperlinks to specific email messages generated from Thunderbird in HTML format. Leverage the power of vim to make them suitable for a markdown-formatted file.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #95 / 157
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 1059 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #175 / 485
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 1046 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #166 / 210
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32989 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2725 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6037 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #242 / 1478
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18434 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #670 / 3800
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10711 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1850 / 3015
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #359 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 5
Kurtis D. Miller
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