Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32962 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: #2668 / 7276
  • Number of attempts: 4
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 831 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #59 / 238
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values - 4440 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #539 / 1241
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #594 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 9
Aliases for cd - 819 entries

Create these beautiful aliases with as few strokes as possible. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #42 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 9
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #342 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1242 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #264 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 7
That hyphen - 2500 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #333 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2113 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #426 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: 16
  • Position: #58 / 75
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fun With The Diagonal - 97 entries

change the lowercase characters on the main diagonal to uppercase

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #37 / 74
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7535 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #699 / 2048
  • Number of attempts: 2
SQL to YAML - 45 entries

Should be easy with vim, or not?

  • Best score: 72
  • Best player score: 98
  • Position: #16 / 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
ASCII Art - 80 entries

how good are you with simple regex?

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #42 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4184 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #547 / 1167
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1951 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 / 572
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2076 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 2
attr_aligner - 3402 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #111 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1501 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4945 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #869 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 6033 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #250 / 1486
  • Number of attempts: 4
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