Interactive Tutorial Teaches You How To Use Vim Text Editor

Vim has long been praised as one of the best text editors around, mostly for its completely mouseless navigation. However, it can be very confusing for beginners. This interactive tutorial gets you started so you can edit text files with blinding speed.

If you spend a lot of time editing config files and other text in the command line, you've probably heard of Vim before, but been too confused by it to try learning how it works. This simple tutorial takes you through the basics of Vim via an on-screen keyboard (that links to your physical keyboard) and step-by-step instructions. If you've ever been curious, I highly recommend you check it out — it makes learning the previously cryptic text manager super easy.

Interactive Vim Tutorial [via One Thing Well]


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    This.

    But also, vim already has a Tutorial built in. Just invoke it as vimtutor instead of vim

      This.

      Before learning vim, I thought it was pointless and too hard.
      After learning vim, I get frustrated using standard text editors and IDEs that have no vim integration.

      One of the _best_ things I ever learnt for everyday computing.

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