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Walk the path of Vim mastery with this ongoing series of Vim tips and time-savers
Get up and running with the world's best text editor. No Vim experience is required, but you'll be productive in no time (and blazing-fast, soon).
Vim is notorious for having a steep learning curve, but we think this is a myth. This video will give you the base knowledge you need to get up and running for your first week.
Getting around is half the battle and Vim provides many ways to fly through a file. In this video you'll learn the motions that power so much of Vim's awesomeness.
Vim's power and unique approach to editing comes from its language for editing text. In this video you'll learn how to speak the Vim language and become an editing master.
Vim has an amazing amount of flexibility in how you lay out your windows and tabs. In this video you'll learn how to create, resize, and organize any layout you need.
Vim is a "modal" editor meaning that it has multiple different modes you can use to control it. In this video you'll learn about the different modes and how you can use them to maximize your efficiency.
Vim has an impressive array of configuration options and customization points. In this video you'll learn what sort of configurations are possible and see examples of some powerful options you can set to level up your Vim.
Vim is the best, but it can be even better with plugins. In this video you'll learn how to use plugins and see a selection of some of the most useful and powerful plugins available.
Surviving Your First Week
We recommend beginning your Vim...
In this episode, Ben shows you how to use vim's powerful built-in help.
Now that you have a solid understanding of core Vim functionality...
Motions and Moving
Motions are used to get your cursor where you want it.
In this episode, Ben shows you how to use vim's windows to efficiently edit...
Vim allows us to describe the edits we want to make using a...
Windows & Tabs
Often you'll want to be able to view multiple files at the...
Vim is a "modal" editor meaning it has various modes which change its...
Nearly everything in Vim can be configured and customized to...
Ben & Chris give some tips and tricks on how to survive your first week in Vim.