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Plotting some variables in python - 1111 entries

4 sets of (x,y) variables to plot. Just increment the numbers! Well, let's change the colors of the lines as well. Oh and we meant to plot the absolute values of course.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #156 / 235
  • Number of attempts: 6
Rural Post - 4072 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #231 / 1008
  • Number of attempts: 9
Satisfy the go linter - 1996 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #11 / 400
  • Number of attempts: 12
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: 22
  • Position: #2219 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 10
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5946 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #711 / 1459
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2495 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 3
Wrap the text of an email message to 79 characters - 565 entries

You're replying to an email with silly long lines. Clean them up.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #251 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 4637 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1329 / 1536
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remove semicolons after expressions - 530 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #108 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 7
switch variable - 4901 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #595 / 1698
  • Number of attempts: 8
Ruby 1.9 hashes - 1137 entries

Rubyists talk about being cutting edge but how many are using 1.9 in production? Time to convert those verbose 1.8 hashes in to symbolic, succinct 1.9 beauties!

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #351 / 379
  • Number of attempts: 6
Increment, increment, increment.... - 557 entries

Vim likes macros

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #31 / 367
  • Number of attempts: 5
Sort and add attributes - 1171 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #231 / 479
  • Number of attempts: 5
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