A collection of 5 articles

  • #Vim
  • #introduction

Vim 101: Basics of the Vim Text Editor

At the Frederick Open Source meetup this month, I talked about the Vim text editor. I covered a lot of the fundamentals, including a mental framework to help demystify why Vim is challenging to so many people. I also covered some tips that people can use to work toward Vim mastery.

  • #Vim
  • #ripgrep
  • #search
  • #replace
  • #quickfix-reflector

Supercharging Vim: Blazing fast search and global replace

Vim has good built-in search features. We can turn them into great search features and supercharge our workflows with some plugins and settings changes. Learn how to make your searches lightning fast.

  • #Vim
  • #CtrlP
  • #ripgrep
  • #File navigation

Supercharging Vim: Navigate files instantly

When working on a software project, you have to manage lots of files. If you could navigate to the right file in a couple of keystrokes, how much would that speed up your workflow? In this post, we’ll explore file navigation and a Vim plugin that will boost your browsing!

  • #Vim
  • #testing

Supercharging Vim: Instant testing

Automated tests are extremely valuable when writing code. The faster you can get feedback that your code is correct, the quicker you’ll finish a task. In this post, learn how to run automated tests directly in your Vim editor and finish the job in record time.

  • #Vim
  • #plugins

Supercharging Vim: Using plugins

Vim is an extremely powerful text editor. With no setup, you can do amazing work, however, you can supercharge Vim by extending it with plugins. This blog series will show how to get the most out of Vim.