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

Played Challenges

Easy modification of ssh config - 135 entries

Just add another alias to each worker

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #6 / 42
  • Number of attempts: 5
ssh config skills - 149 entries

Parse output from `kuebctl get no -o wide` into an .ssh/config file!

  • Best score: 41
  • Best player score: 60
  • Position: #24 / 38
  • Number of attempts: 2
Satisfy the go linter - 1519 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: 23
  • Position: #139 / 314
  • Number of attempts: 8
Yo To Hello - 877 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #255 / 412
  • Number of attempts: 1
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 898 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #99 / 184
  • Number of attempts: 14
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32743 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: #2277 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 10
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #337 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18223 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1940 / 3759
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #664 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #794 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #397 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 11078 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3087 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7413 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #572 / 2010
  • Number of attempts: 8
Line under headers - 1852 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #173 / 459
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1971 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2445 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1811 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 3
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