Just about Vim (Book)

Just about Vim (A Byte of Vim) — the book that will help users study the editor Vim (version 7 and 8), even if all You know how to use a computer keyboard. The first part of the book is designed for beginners who want to understand what is Vim is and learn how to use it. The second part of the book is intended for people who already know how to use Vim and want to explore the features that make it truly powerful.

Vim / Vi IMproved (Enhanced Vi) — extensible modal, the console text editor with full freedom of configuration and automation. The editor is created based on an older text editor vi (visual) and back working with him. However, currently, Vim is almost nothing left of the original code predecessor. A big part of Vim created by Brama by Moolenaar (Bram Moolenaar), which helps a huge number of people.

Vim is not quite intuitive and effective work with it requires prior training, but using GVim (graphical version of the editor) you can quickly and easily learn to work with it. The editor supports multiple undo, multiple Windows and buffers, syntax highlighting, auto-completion of file names, highlight and much more…

Despite the fact that Vim has a very detailed built-in documentation (including Russian) with the help written in simple language of the book “Just about Vim” you can learn about many useful functions. The book is not a reference guide with the book you will learn how to use the built-in documentation (informative, but quite boring written) and in simple examples to get acquainted with many possibilities.

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The original version of the book (PDF / 1.47 MB)

Just about Vim (PDF / 1.18 MB)

Author: posixru

Source: zenway.ru

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