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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32963 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: #2615 / 7277
  • Number of attempts: 13
One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2482 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 2433 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #496 / 561
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10545 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #978 / 2989
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3410 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #421 / 764
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7682 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #1532 / 1836
  • Number of attempts: 3
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 711 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #158 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 1
Convert Application Output to CSV - 180 entries

Change the application output to comma-separated values

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #47 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 3
Extract argument from function - 2218 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #706 / 729
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2785 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 1
ninja substitution - 1302 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #195 / 248
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment each number - 946 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #173 / 233
  • Number of attempts: 2
Delete to the end of the current line - 713 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #286 / 349
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15749 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2606 / 4117
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3122 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #668 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 4
attr_aligner - 3402 entries

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

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #625 / 685
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3107 / 3919
  • 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: 51
  • Position: #1273 / 1486
  • Number of attempts: 2
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