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tmux

Take control of your terminal to build your ideal development workflow

Video

Part 1: Introduction

Learn about tmux's interface including panes, windows, and sessions and the handful of commands needed to get started.

Video

Part 2: Configuration

Learn about the various ways to configure and extend tmux's behavior including defining custom key-bindings, tweaking the interface, and setting options to match your desired workflow.

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Part 3: Navigation

Learn to create, organize, and efficiently navigate between tmux's panes, windows, and sessions as well as how to interact with scroll back and copy & paste.

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Part 4: Vim Integration

Integrate Vim and tmux by unifying navigation within and between them, optimizing window layout, and sending commands from Vim to tmux.

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Part 5: Advanced Workflow

Learn to efficiently create and destroy panes for one-off tasks, navigate between sessions with fuzzy matching, build prompted key-bindings, never leave tmux, and get a sense of what is possible beyond tmux's default behavior.

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Part 6: Learning More

Learn how to make the best use of tmux's man page and help, as well as where to find additional online resources to continue learning your learning.

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Exercises

Part 1: Introduction

Learn about tmux's interface including panes, windows, and sessions and the handful of commands needed to get started.

Part 2: Configuration

Learn about the various ways to configure and extend tmux's behavior including defining custom key-bindings, tweaking the interface, and setting options to match your desired workflow.

Part 3: Navigation

Learn to create, organize, and efficiently navigate between tmux's panes, windows, and sessions as well as how to interact with scroll back and copy & paste.

Part 4: Vim Integration

Integrate Vim and tmux by unifying navigation within and between them, optimizing window layout, and sending commands from Vim to tmux.

Part 5: Advanced Workflow

Learn to efficiently create and destroy panes for one-off tasks, navigate between sessions with fuzzy matching, build prompted key-bindings, never leave tmux, and get a sense of what is possible beyond tmux's default behavior.

Part 6: Learning More

Learn how to make the best use of tmux's man page and help, as well as where to find additional online resources to continue learning your learning.

  • Chris Toomey
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    Chris Toomey

    Chris is a big fan of Vim and the general Unix philosophy of sharp, focused tools. He started his career as a mechanical engineer but has always had a passion for programming, specifically web development. He has worked in Visual Basic and Python, but since finding Ruby and Rails, there’s been no looking back. Outside of coding, Chris is a fan of dinner with friends, skiing, and an embarrassingly eclectic cross section of music.