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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32903 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: 29
  • Position: #4581 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #690 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #3244 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #835 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 2
underscore_to_camelCase - 148 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: #51 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fun With The Diagonal - 97 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #43 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 1
Free hyphen! - 147 entries

Just like "Inner hyphens", but I'm giving you a free hyphen to play with. Will your solution be any different?

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #14 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 3
Order and join - 877 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #147 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 4
Manual SQL - 114 entries

Change select and insert queries to simulate inserting a new record.

  • Best score: 49
  • Best player score: 65
  • Position: #24 / 44
  • Number of attempts: 4
Generate a list of numbers - 276 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #96 / 131
  • Number of attempts: 1
From A to B - 556 entries

Mirror and change this text block

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #112 / 153
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1290 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 7
Vertical Limit - 2367 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #154 / 716
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #894 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11619 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1508 / 3408
  • Number of attempts: 3
Raymond Chee
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CMU Master's Graduate, UT Austin alum, probably an interesting person

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