Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Changelog, Rules & FAQ, updates: @vimgolf, RSS.

Your VimGolf key: please sign in

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

Played Challenges

Python Hello World! Reformatting - 869 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: 40
  • Position: #22 / 333
  • Number of attempts: 8
Two become one - 692 entries

We have two c arrays and want to make one two dimensional out of it. Can we do that?

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #140 / 200
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vim tetris - 347 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #65 / 98
  • Number of attempts: 3
Piphilology - 124 entries

Piphilology comprises the creation and use of mnemonic techniques to remember a span of digits of the mathematical constant π. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piphilology

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #3 / 49
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split the words - 346 entries

Add the spaces manually if you must, but if you use Vim's spell checking feature wisely, I think you'll save a LARGE number of strokes.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #27 / 104
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #3585 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 1
Letter case trickery - 1515 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #97 / 492
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #2998 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 3
Stairs Indenting - 387 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #43 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 4
David Shields
Twitter:

entered into 9 challenges

contributed 0 challenges