Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Fix the shell script! - 975 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #137 / 249
  • Number of attempts: 4
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 933 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #256 / 328
  • Number of attempts: 2
Wikitext headings to markdown - 594 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #92 / 133
  • Number of attempts: 6
swap number pairs - 1455 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #178 / 282
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4105 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #628 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: 23
  • Position: #2740 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 11
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: 16
  • Position: #1008 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #2211 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add string initializers to an enum - 765 entries

Change Typescript enum so that it has string initializers.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #183 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 2
SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case - 1117 entries

Convert strings in SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE to Title Case. Examples: EMPLOYEE_NAME -> Employee Name REVENUE_YEAR_TO_DATE -> Revenue Year To Date SALARY -> Salary

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #132 / 232
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2263 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #309 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #501 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7680 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #1124 / 1835
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3572 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7518 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1836 / 2042
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 2093 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #505 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line under headers - 1918 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #351 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1872 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 10
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #3362 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3122 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 4
calculations - 255 entries

Complete these (weird) calculations.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 73
  • Position: #59 / 61
  • Number of attempts: 1
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