Vim is an immensely powerful editing system. The skilled user can efficiently transform any type of text. The full power of Vim is available in any format, syntax, or language.
The largest and most important part of this book is set of exercises. Each exercise is designed to allow you to focus on building muscle memory of a specific command or skill. By practicing these exercises, you will rapidly improve your mastery. Within a short time, your speed will improve.
We will cover the basics of Vim, as well as more advanced topics like: registers, macros, and regular expressions. Each new skill comes with exercises for building up muscle memory. Check out a sample!
Steve Shogren works as a software development manager building teams of high performing experts. He authors the technical blog Deliberate Software where he writes about programming, leadership, interviewing, and getting started as a new developer. He organizes several Philadelphia technical meetups, and runs study groups for those who want to take their skills to the next level. He currently works on a self-organizing team building banking software.