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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32798 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: #31 / 7244
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values - 4415 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #636 / 1236
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18318 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2274 / 3774
  • Number of attempts: 1
vim = 22 / 7 - 415 entries

pi square vim

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #102 / 127
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4621 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #784 / 1849
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 2087 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #441 / 620
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 549 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #203 / 342
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2201 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #329 / 725
  • Number of attempts: 5
Search and Replace 0 - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #328 / 1526
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2478 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #331 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11092 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1487 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make HTML List - 985 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #65 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 4
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 884 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: 43
  • Position: #159 / 342
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5419 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #640 / 1222
  • Number of attempts: 2
Create Leading Zeros - 204 entries

Create leading zeros only for id columns. Please use generic approach!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #57 / 76
  • Number of attempts: 1
JS notation to Immutable.js notation - 154 entries

Now Immutable.js made its way into many frontends. This challenge consists of a typical refactoring that many of us are facing now.

  • Best score: 35
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #17 / 58
  • Number of attempts: 7
underscore_to_camelCase - 147 entries

Pointy haired boss decided we need to switch to camelCase. Let's get this over with.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #48 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fun With The Diagonal - 96 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #25 / 73
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7480 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #702 / 2028
  • Number of attempts: 8
comments galore - 967 entries

Basic comment reformatting

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #338 / 409
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirrored text - 161 entries

backward and forward, and long enough to be challenging

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #46 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 3
lipsum lines - 245 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #12 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 7
Inner hyphens - 121 entries

Yet another hyphen challenge. Adding 5 hyphens to a file shouldn't be too hard.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #53 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 1
Angular naming conventions - 279 entries

In angular, a directive name follows the camelCase convention. When the directive is used in an HTML template, the words are instead separated by a dash. Go from to the other the fastest!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #55 / 108
  • Number of attempts: 5
Replace and keep the case - 390 entries

Replace all instance of plugin and Plugin to device and Device.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #35 / 109
  • Number of attempts: 3
Scrambled numbers - 772 entries

Four is NOT 1. One is 1.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #129 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alsa configuration - 478 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #53 / 122
  • Number of attempts: 5
Align commas - 1021 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #109 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 5
Greek Letters - 59 entries

Starting with a list of Greek letters, create a cross-reference table showing all of the Greek alpha-beta. You'll likely need to use digraphs (:help digraphs). Note that while most digraphs can be entered with either character first, lowercase sigma has two digraphs -- s* AND *s! Good luck!

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 105
  • Position: #17 / 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirror Symmetry - 752 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #98 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap assigned value - 540 entries

Simple problem but looking for interesting solutions.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #149 / 230
  • Number of attempts: 1
From A to B - 539 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #75 / 150
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change your calendar - 278 entries

Happy New Year!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #53 / 76
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4168 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #223 / 1163
  • Number of attempts: 4
VimGolfNight - 487 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #180 / 323
  • Number of attempts: 1
camel riding - 737 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #119 / 264
  • Number of attempts: 3
Space out the alphabet - 1563 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #175 / 427
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fix the XML - 952 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #37 / 275
  • Number of attempts: 4
Refactoring useless Method away - 89 entries

Real-life challenge, convert a bunch of ifs to a switch statement

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 71
  • Position: #25 / 31
  • Number of attempts: 1
Condensed Cases - 735 entries

Apple's new programming language, Swift, allows two style of case statements: 1) one Enum case on each line, or 2) multiple Enum cases on a single line. Convert the following from the first case (no pun intended) to the second type.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #134 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15687 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1262 / 4103
  • Number of attempts: 6
Shift down - 189 entries

Number words are back.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #32 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 2
learn vim in short time - 212 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #19 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace Parameter with Explicit Methods - 61 entries

Implementing the methods of a Java Interface

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 50
  • Position: #23 / 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Subtraction - 167 entries

Solve the equations.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #40 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Roman numerals - 58 entries

Use the substitutions on top to convert unary to Roman numerals.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #20 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3099 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #443 / 1104
  • Number of attempts: 2
Count both ways - 935 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #37 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 4
Suffix sort - 196 entries

Sort from the end of the line, as if the letters in each line were reversed.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #46 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 227 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #72 / 109
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change name of a variable - 156 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: 9
  • Position: #36 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 1
Lisp Condense - 421 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #99 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 1
120 Degrees - 416 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #76 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 1
Gray area - 678 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #17 / 253
  • Number of attempts: 4
Refactor static member invocation - 187 entries

Someone used a static method. Refactor the method into a static import while fixing the assertion.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #15 / 60
  • Number of attempts: 2
Winding path - 91 entries

It's a maze, but the bad paths have been blocked off. Mark the correct path.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #21 / 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
Neither Fizz nor Buzz - 209 entries

Not your regular increment macro! The gaps are tricky.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #29 / 94
  • Number of attempts: 1
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1089 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #48 / 288
  • Number of attempts: 8
Don't know what this is - 1935 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: 12
  • Position: #190 / 567
  • Number of attempts: 5
Two become one - 699 entries

We have two c arrays and want to make one two dimensional out of it. Can we do that?

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #111 / 201
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 833 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #253 / 417
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vim tetris - 347 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #60 / 98
  • Number of attempts: 2
Five Pillars - 60 entries

Arrange all words in a table with 5 columns. The minimal space between words in columns is 2 spaces. Columns do have varying width.

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 68
  • Position: #13 / 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Piphilology - 124 entries

Piphilology comprises the creation and use of mnemonic techniques to remember a span of digits of the mathematical constant π. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piphilology

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #17 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mess in revision history - 1119 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #38 / 240
  • Number of attempts: 12
Shuffle puzzle - 302 entries

Sort the lines in each indent group, and sort the groups. That's the pattern. Or just move lines around manually to get a better score.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #70 / 98
  • Number of attempts: 1
HTML formatting: vertical alignment for readability - 60 entries

We did this a VimGolf challenge at work and now that we have finished I want to see if you guys can come up with something even better than we could. Our best solution was 44 keystrokes.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 90
  • Position: #25 / 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Write Setters and Getters for PHP - 86 entries

Just simple automation of writing Setters and Getters like Doctrine might use.

  • Best score: 102
  • Best player score: 140
  • Position: #18 / 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Going underground.... - 303 entries

Simple reformatting: in this case changing from the format London underground supplies its customers with, to the format that Google Calendar likes...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #39 / 120
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split the words - 346 entries

Add the spaces manually if you must, but if you use Vim's spell checking feature wisely, I think you'll save a LARGE number of strokes.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #57 / 104
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10519 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #976 / 3631
  • Number of attempts: 4
attr_aligner - 3378 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #211 / 680
  • Number of attempts: 6
Counting in binary - 405 entries

"a" represents 0; "A" represents 1. Start from zero and count to 15.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #88 / 105
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letter case trickery - 1530 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #139 / 495
  • Number of attempts: 8
quotes inside quotes - 3015 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: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #444 / 1040
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sort the VimGolf challenges by popularity - 330 entries

"Sort by popularity" is a good order to play the challenges. Not perfect, but you could do a lot worse. ;) Input is a sample copy-pasted from vimgolf.com. Some of the challenge names have digits that will get in your way, so read ":help :sort" for hints on sorting with a regex. When you're done, try your solution on the full list!

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #61 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 2
Number an outline - 210 entries

The indent and words are right, but the numbers are all wrong.

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #30 / 67
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12694 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2087 / 3907
  • Number of attempts: 4
Pairs of numbers - 340 entries

Line 1 represents x, line 2 y-data. Bring the corresponding pairs in the form "[x,y]\n"

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #52 / 126
  • Number of attempts: 6
Assign list - 146 entries

Assign list elements to matrix

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #41 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hole-in-one - 963 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #83 / 294
  • Number of attempts: 5
Delete unwanted lines - 350 entries

Delete all lines which does not end in "o.."

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #136 / 210
  • Number of attempts: 1
Parsing with CSV: Unify lines and result. - 163 entries

col1;col2;col3;col4 A;1;4;5 A;3;4; A;1;4; # New output: col1;col2;col3;col4 A;1(2x);3;4(3x);5 any ideas?

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #56 / 71
  • Number of attempts: 1
Word frequency alignment - 233 entries

You've got to align the second column, but the spacing is inconvenient and there are nasty tabs in the way. If you're a "real Vim ninja," this could be very quick indeed...

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #130 / 142
  • Number of attempts: 1
Minimalist Limerick - 500 entries

Reproduce this lovely poem.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #99 / 165
  • Number of attempts: 2
Define to require - 118 entries

When JSHint is enabled, there's a rule that doesn't let you have more than 6 arguments in a function, so the moment you need to add a 7th argument, you need to do a refactoring.

  • Best score: 62
  • Best player score: 75
  • Position: #17 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 2
REDRUM - 139 entries

If you remember "The Shinning", the first time you saw the bloody word REDRUM you probably thinked "What the Hell is that?" Well, then you know that you need a little help from a looking-glass to make sense of it. Now it's time to use vim like a mirror to reveal the message.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #50 / 58
  • Number of attempts: 1
Enumerate words - 226 entries

Enumerate the unique words in order.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #60 / 82
  • Number of attempts: 1
Block Fun 1 - 174 entries

Manipulate the columns to produce desired result.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #40 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 2
Prefixes and suffixes - 550 entries

Generate all prefixes of "vimchallenge", then all suffixes.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #134 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 1
Refactor arguments into object argument - 160 entries

A relatively common Javascript refactoring.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 64
  • Position: #25 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 1
abcd > a b c d - 255 entries

transform the single spaces into 4 spaces repeat for each line

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #133 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 1
Readable Rubyhash - 233 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #50 / 85
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add links to an existing HTML table - 60 entries

Add these links at that top to the respective table cell. First link, first cell, etc.

  • Best score: 42
  • Best player score: 52
  • Position: #13 / 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
The name of the game - 614 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #176 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 1
lamb had a little Mary - 538 entries

"Mary" and "lamb" are swapped. Unswap them. Fast as you can.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #48 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 2
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1473 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #215 / 415
  • Number of attempts: 8
Stairs Indenting - 387 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #137 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 1
maximun and minimun - 52 entries

Find the maximum and minimum of the rows.

  • Best score: 51
  • Best player score: 96
  • Position: #20 / 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
Cleanining up 80 column concatenated text - 185 entries

1. Put the whole query on one line, remove the concatenation operators 2. Remove the double spaces that appear a few times in the query 3. Use string-interpolated variable statementPid rather than the ugly concatenation

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #48 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 1
Saving the hashes(#) - 1943 entries

The following file is copied from vimcasts.org(Its only for learning purpose,hope the site owner doesn't mind it), its probably the easiest of challenges.Our goal is to delete every line which doesn't contain a hash signs. The remaining hash signs with numbers are then sorted to get the final output.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #280 / 464
  • Number of attempts: 2
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 988 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #242 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 1
you're stuck on jQuery < 1.7 - 326 entries

replace calls to jQuery 1.7+'s `on` with calls to pre 1.7 `bind`

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #58 / 105
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vertical Limit - 2349 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #151 / 710
  • Number of attempts: 6
Exchanging Quotes - 788 entries

Sometimes you need to exchange a choice of quotes in some code.

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #126 / 217
  • Number of attempts: 1
replacing each line of a block selection - 2775 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #180 / 730
  • Number of attempts: 4
Switch function arguments - 1961 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #274 / 621
  • Number of attempts: 4
Append semicolon after expressions - 934 entries

Some lines need the semicolon, some don't.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #202 / 379
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse and double space - 433 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #55 / 179
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remove noise from HTTP log - 653 entries

This piece of log (from the year 2000) contains some irrelevant data. We only want to see the HTTP method and resource.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #168 / 256
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remove semicolons after expressions - 520 entries

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

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #188 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4894 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #872 / 1696
  • Number of attempts: 4
The meaning - 518 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #228 / 333
  • Number of attempts: 1
Ugly spreadsheet copy/paste to CSV - 793 entries

convert an ugly spreadsheet copy/paste into a CSV format.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 39
  • Position: #108 / 169
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1872 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #169 / 616
  • Number of attempts: 5
Line Zipper - 413 entries

Zip/pair related lines.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #176 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 1
remove dupes from array - 1266 entries

given a random string that contains a ruby-esque array, make sure that there are no duplicate elements

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #246 / 322
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort entries based on date - 316 entries

Sort some entries in a Ledger-file based on date.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #82 / 105
  • Number of attempts: 1
HTML to Haml - 778 entries

Help convert this HTML page to Haml.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #142 / 193
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat long lines - 320 entries

Rearrange this ruby method call to put each parameter on its own line. Could become a useful macro.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #69 / 125
  • Number of attempts: 1
Insert a Markdown link - 404 entries

Put a link in a markdown document, using the after-the-paragraph format.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #99 / 135
  • Number of attempts: 1
Numbering a List - 1800 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #243 / 617
  • Number of attempts: 4
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1128 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #256 / 375
  • Number of attempts: 1
Assignment Alignment - 741 entries

line up the operators. Use spaces, not tabs.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #123 / 204
  • Number of attempts: 1
Shebangs for all - 1754 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #327 / 463
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 888 entries

Here is a very simple one - just to illustrate/introduce a vim feature that some people seem to miss...

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #385 / 592
  • Number of attempts: 1
Table Reshuffle - 328 entries

Fix the column order in this table... also append the new 'username' column.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #82 / 122
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse and count - 403 entries

Someone typed things upside down and now a Vim ninja needs to reverse the lines and count how many there are.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #60 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reverse Simple Deletion - 742 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #284 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment, increment, increment.... - 546 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #252 / 363
  • Number of attempts: 1
Sorting paragraphs - 477 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #87 / 148
  • Number of attempts: 2
Indentation - 425 entries

Indent each line according to the right number of spaces it needs.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #111 / 151
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hatsuyume - 381 entries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatsuyume

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #53 / 156
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Cake is a Lie - 1178 entries

Correct the capitalization of each word

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #182 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 2
Context insensitive completion 0 - 464 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: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #176 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 1
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 408 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #158 / 213
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make Fancy Header - 939 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #232 / 316
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat some Python - 552 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #53 / 219
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat a C golf submission - 507 entries

Take this C golf submission (for the "tiny but standards-compliant Hello World program" category, naturally), and turn it into formatted C code.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #136 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse characters in a line - 618 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #172 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat most common surnames - 558 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #47 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 7
Get rid of html tags - 328 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #91 / 201
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change the content of a string - 1306 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #241 / 505
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort and add attributes - 1145 entries

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

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #182 / 469
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reconstruct the Sentence - 1084 entries

Get the sentence back in the proper order, remove duplicate lines, and then combine the separate lines into one.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #252 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2831 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #411 / 644
  • Number of attempts: 1
Flodder-challenge - 853 entries

Replace the text the most efficient and win!

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #124 / 262
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11497 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1464 / 3374
  • Number of attempts: 6
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5889 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #252 / 1456
  • Number of attempts: 6
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