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Search and Replace 0 - 4730 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #26 / 1565
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mirror Symmetry - 787 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #43 / 264
  • Number of attempts: 3
Changing URL path in CSS - 123 entries

What's the quickest way to swap out all the URLs in a CSS file? Is it wasted keystrokes using look-behinds and look-aheads? (I'm sorry for the delete/report--I made a mistake with the last one requiring an ugly search for graphic to replace with images. I just intended this to be a simple search and replace that might possibly generate some macros or normals solutions that are quicker)

  • Best score: 40
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #23 / 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Aligning function arguments to match a specific coding style - 218 entries

Most projects have specific coding style guidelines. In this case, the argument list must be broken into a new line for each argument, with the argument names right aligned, taking into account pointers.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #18 / 66
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 1996 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #200 / 632
  • Number of attempts: 1
Remove semicolons after expressions - 580 entries

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

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #159 / 245
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4978 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #709 / 1716
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rotating Philosophers Problem - 382 entries

Can you help the philosophers find a good place to sit before they get five forks and spaghetti?

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #125 / 161
  • Number of attempts: 1
Numbering a List - 1838 entries

Pretty simple, number the list.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #158 / 631
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reverse Simple Deletion - 811 entries

You did the simple deletion, now reverse it.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #103 / 445
  • Number of attempts: 3
Sorting paragraphs - 500 entries

Order the paragraphs correctly, per prefixed index

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #30 / 154
  • Number of attempts: 10
Hatsuyume - 433 entries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatsuyume

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #48 / 171
  • Number of attempts: 2
Reformat some Python - 573 entries

Fix some very bizarrely laid-out code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #106 / 226
  • Number of attempts: 1
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