Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: 22
  • Position: #1471 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18225 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2920 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 5
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1757 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 521 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #334 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 2
Number Sort - 281 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #132 / 149
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4146 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1078 / 1159
  • Number of attempts: 1
VimGolfNight - 482 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #306 / 322
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change name of a variable - 154 entries

Replace the name of the $variable with the fastest move possible. The challenge is having a command that allow you to easily change the variable name even if its indented.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #120 / 122
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 739 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #338 / 418
  • Number of attempts: 6
Context insensitive completion 0 - 461 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: 6
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #200 / 216
  • Number of attempts: 1
Pompo Stenberg
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#Cycletraffic advocate; #randonneur; family man; Software Designer @SolitaOy; lover of nonsense

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