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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 942 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #271 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 3
Generate a very basic Python constructor - 268 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #47 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 5
Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #796 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 4
Satisfy the go linter - 2007 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: 28
  • Position: #295 / 404
  • Number of attempts: 9
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 781 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #201 / 246
  • Number of attempts: 2
Multiline to Single Line - 522 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #172 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 1
Yo To Hello - 1048 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #352 / 481
  • Number of attempts: 3
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5959 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #705 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1893 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 3
Array propagate - 311 entries

Complete the array with the keys as part of the value

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #49 / 110
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4651 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1013 / 1541
  • Number of attempts: 2
Python Hello World! Reformatting - 897 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: #180 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 3
Paragraph sort - 414 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #70 / 120
  • Number of attempts: 7
Join 'em - 228 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 4
  • Position: #9 / 134
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1590 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #199 / 433
  • Number of attempts: 6
Fix the XML - 958 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 49
  • Position: #274 / 279
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2502 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
paste indent correction - JS - 92 entries

You copy some javascript code from a website and paste it into vim, it does not look good!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #41 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vertical Limit - 2367 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #576 / 716
  • Number of attempts: 3
Case preserving word replacement - 436 entries

Half way through my project, my people turned into dogs. Now I have to change everything in my source.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #77 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 5
imports alignment (python) - 640 entries

Align as one import per line.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #178 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 2
Ruby 1.9 compat - 590 entries

Remember when Ruby supported `when <expr> :`? Well, it doesn't in 1.9, so let's make sure we use `then`, without ruining our lovely new hash syntax!

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #167 / 225
  • Number of attempts: 3
Context Insensitive completion 1 - 427 entries

Finish writing this simple Python HTTP server.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 47
  • Position: #220 / 222
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make Fancy Header - 963 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #314 / 326
  • Number of attempts: 3
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 2979 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #479 / 663
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11624 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1851 / 3410
  • Number of attempts: 6
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