Learn and master the Vim text editor

Learn Vim from scratch, become more productive, turn Vim into a complete IDE

In this course I’ll teach you to use Vim, one of the most powerful text editors out there. Vi and Vim come installed by default on most Linux distributions.

What you’ll learn

  • You’ll be able to work much more efficiently thanks to the many Vim features.
  • You’ll be able to transform Vim into a full-fledged IDE.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 4min.
  • Basic Vim usage –> 3 lectures • 27min.
  • Vim basic features: command-line mode, search and replace, macros –> 3 lectures • 31min.
  • Workflow enhancement: panes, tabs, registers, marks –> 2 lectures • 18min.
  • Plugins and customization –> 2 lectures • 18min.
  • Course end –> 1 lecture • 3min.

Learn and master the Vim text editor

Requirements

  • A Windows, Mac or Linux operating system.
  • Basic knowledge of the Linux command line.

In this course I’ll teach you to use Vim, one of the most powerful text editors out there. Vi and Vim come installed by default on most Linux distributions.

Vim makes you faster and more productive – you never have to move your hands away from the keyboard as all Vim commands can be issued from the keyboard alone. Vim has also more than 26 registers to save text to, as opposed to only one clipboard of your operating system.

The course will guide you starting from the very basics of how to move in a document, we’ll learn how to edit files efficiently, how to use macros, regular expressions, how to work with multiple tabs and split windows in panes. We’ll also learn how to install Vim plugins to change its appearance and behavior.

By the end of the course you’ll know how to use Vim and how to turn it into a full-fledged IDE.

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