Clearly it takes years to truly master Vim, but it takes just 9 minutes, or less depending on the speed you read at, to hear someone else’s journey with Vim. Omer Hamerman shared the “why” and “how” of Vim — plus the recipe and resources he used to learn Vim.
How did I do it? After a few brutal fights, having my fallback IDE to run back to crying with the tail between my legs, I made a decision. Here’s how I did it:
- Got a nice small notebook I could carry around
- I bought the awesome Practical Vim by Drew Neil both in hardcover and for my iPad to read on the move
- Every night before going to bed, I read one tip — the book is very intelligently built like that for easy, slow studying…