Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Simple, Practical, and Common - 32752 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: #1518 / 7238
  • Number of attempts: 5
Extract argument from function - 2186 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #121 / 721
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11076 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #169 / 4089
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #1054 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 1
Land of the Lost - 71 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #7 / 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Interleave lines - 127 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #24 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 2
Logging with key - 282 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #51 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 1
Space out the alphabet - 1543 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #228 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 3
Mute the second method of this script - 429 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #58 / 228
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15647 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2027 / 4096
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1919 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #314 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10509 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #653 / 3627
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 12678 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1405 / 3904
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4863 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #828 / 1688
  • Number of attempts: 2

Contributed Challenges

Land of the Lost - 71 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

Not enough Ps - 61 entries

Different type of code

Kenny
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I use my computer to I write code and unfollow people.

entered into 14 challenges

contributed 2 challenges