In accordance with our meta agreement, since one candidate received more votes than the others, we have a new featured language! Throughout April 2021, our Language of the Month will be:


What's a Language of the Month?

See the meta post for nominations. In short, during April, those who wish to participate should learn (at least the basics of) Vim, and use it to solve challenges. Participation is completely optional, but is anticipated to be fun!

Information about Vim

Taken from the nomination post

Vim is a text editor that is meant to be an improvement over vi.

It's very concise - usual operations only take one or two ASCII bytes.

It's really good for string manipulation challenges ( is our second most popular tags), so you are going to find chances to use it very often.


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    \$\begingroup\$ Vim is backwards-compatible with V, so (almost) all Vim programs should work in V To address this point: The main differences are 1) 0 doesn't work (use | instead) and 2) a lot of commands are implicitly finished (ex commands and operators). So for example, the V program d is equivalent to the Vim program dd. \$\endgroup\$
    – DJMcMayhem
    Commented Apr 2, 2021 at 18:34
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    \$\begingroup\$ Is there a way to find all Vim answers posted on codegolf? \$\endgroup\$ Commented Apr 7, 2021 at 16:18
  • \$\begingroup\$ @OlivierDulac This search will show all answers containing the word Vim \$\endgroup\$ Commented Apr 7, 2021 at 16:19
  • \$\begingroup\$ @cairdcoinheringaahing thankx! I was trying : codegolf homepage, and [Vim] as a search, but maybe not all answers/questions are tagged appropriately. Your answer is probably best. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Apr 7, 2021 at 16:21

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List of all Vim solutions posted in April 2021

(First time posters highlighted in bold)

List of all Vim tips posted in April 2021

  • Rotate your loops by kops

      [<tip title>](https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/a/<answer-ID>) by [username](https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/users/<user-ID>)

List of Vim-related challenges posted in April 2021

  • add entries in the form:

      [<challenge title>](https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/q/<question-ID>) by [username](https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/users/<user-ID>)

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