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Talk Vi(m)

Wouldn't it be nice if your text editor did just what you said?

About the Book

Imagine a text editor that effortlessly understands and executes your commands, eliminating the need for tedious manual character additions and deletions. Welcome to the world of Vim, where a unique language awaits your mastery.

Introducing "Talk Vi(m)" – a transformative journey that unveils Vim's exclusive language, empowering you to skyrocket your productivity like never before.

Vim doesn't rely on English; instead, it has a concise, intuitive language of its own. In this book, we unlock the secrets of Vim's language, making it easily accessible and familiar. Say goodbye to constantly thinking about every change, because with Vim, you and the editor speak the same language.

"Talk Vi(m)" serves as your expert guide, seamlessly integrating Vim's language into your own. Discover how to leverage this language to achieve a faster, more efficient writing experience. Harness the power of Vim's language and watch your productivity soar to new heights.

Through step-by-step instructions and insightful examples, this book empowers you to master Vim's language, enabling you to navigate, edit, and manipulate text effortlessly. Unlock the true potential of Vim and become a true Vim virtuoso.

Don't settle for struggling with other text editors. Embrace the transformative capabilities of Vim's language with "Talk Vi(m)" and join the ranks of highly productive developers. Get your copy now and embark on a journey that will revolutionize the way you write.

About the Author

Claudio Ribeiro
Claudio Ribeiro

Cláudio is a software developer, traveler and writer from Lisbon. When he is not developing some cool programming feature he is probably backpacking somewhere in the world or messing with some obscure framework.

Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • A Foreword
    • Your problem with Vim is that you don’t grok vi.
    • Before we dive in
    • Vim in 3 minutes
    • Understanding Vim Language: Verbs, Nouns, and Modifiers
    • Text Objects
    • Repeatability and Undoability
    • The Dot . command
    • Marks and Registers
    • Buffers vs Files
    • Global marks
    • Registers
    • Visual Mode
    • Command Line Mode
    • Pattern matching in Vim
    • Conclusion

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