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

Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1838 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 2
Shebangs for all - 1789 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: 16
  • Position: #277 / 472
  • Number of attempts: 1
A Simple One - 968 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: #160 / 629
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse Simple Deletion - 811 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #174 / 445
  • Number of attempts: 1
Indentation - 458 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #61 / 162
  • Number of attempts: 2
Make Fancy Header - 991 entries

Make the header text stand out with surrounding asterisks

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #303 / 334
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse characters in a line - 679 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: 13
  • Position: #23 / 243
  • Number of attempts: 3
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