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Vim: How to Start Using The Text Editor for Developers

Vim: How to Start Using The Text Editor for Developers

To some, Vim is a beautiful relic from the past. To others, it’s that annoying thing you have to escape whenever you need to write a message for a merge commit. Let me introduce you to this picturesque text editor and its wonders, and show you why we’re still using it 26 years after its first release.

Vim: Squeezing the Text Editor’s Juice with More Features

Vim: Squeezing the Text Editor’s Juice with More Features

Vim is the Swiss-army knife of text editing. It’s not enough that it has a feature and command for almost every use case and user: it will also let you customize it to add whatever specific things you think it’s missing. In this tutorial we’re going to see how to use two of those features: multiple windows, and multiple vim registers.