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Vim beginners guide and cheat sheet
July 14, 2021 / 12 min read / 919 , 1 , 0
The command line text editor
vim is popular in the world of programming,
and for good reason. It can be found on nearly any Unix (and often Windows)
system, making it ideal for loading into remote machines and making quick edits
to files. It is also very powerful in the right hands. If you watch an
vim user code with
vim, the cursor is bouncing all over
as they quickly write or edit their files, all without ever touching a mouse...
I am not one of those people. I picked up
vim out of necessity while
working on remote hosts without access to a GUI text editor (I'm partial
to VS Code). But since I needed to use
vim, I wanted to get better at it, so I
vim Udemy course,
and I've been using what I've learned to get a little more efficient in
If you're a
vim beginner, this post will teach you the commands I found
most useful while learning
vim. And if you're a casual
like me, this post can serve as a cheat sheet reminder for all the
commands you and I will continue to forget.