Vim Masterclass

Video description

Master the Vim editor and learn how to efficiently work with text files on Linux, Unix, Mac, and Windows

About This Video

  • Learn how to use Vim keyboard shortcuts
  • Edit plain text files, such as shell scripts and source code files with Vim
  • Learn the best practices to use the Vim editor efficiently on various operating systems

In Detail

Do you know that most of the command-line experts use the powerful features of the Vim text editor? Learning Vim on your own can look like a daunting task, but do not worry, this course will help you. With this course, you will not only learn the Vim basics, but also grasp the advanced features with ease.

The course starts with an introduction to the Vim editor, explaining its benefits in the real-world. Next, you will discover essential navigation commands and the built-in help system to work smoothly with the Vim editor. Moving along, you will learn how to cut, copy, and paste data from one file to another, and move data back and forth between different files. Next, you will practice search, find, and replace commands, and learn how to edit large blocks of text quickly and easily. Later, you will learn about the visual mode of Vim and grasp the techniques to customize Vim settings as per your preferences. Towards the end, you will view and edit multiple files at the same time using Vim's windowing system, and get a chance to explore Vim's graphical user interfaces.

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Product information

  • Title: Vim Masterclass
  • Author(s): Jason Cannon
  • Release date: October 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789955194