Vim Fundamentals (Christchurch)

Tuesday, 28th May 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
$380.00 per person (excl. GST)

About the course

Learn the core concepts of the venerable text editor, Vim. We'll cover the fundamental skills needed to use Vim effectively, from basic commands and text operations through to simple scripting.

Course Outline

Course outline

  • Editor history
  • Common commands
  • Modal editing
  • Text Motions
  • Plugins
  • Configuration & personalization
  • Basic VimL programming

Note: These are the topics normally covered but might alter slightly depending on the needs of the trainees.

Target Audience


This course is aimed at people who:

  • Have never used Vim
  • Have limited experience with Vim, or have tried Vim but been left a bit confused
  • Are familiar with Vim but want to improve their core understanding of the editor.

Attendees should be reasonably comfortable with typing commands at the the command line, although no specific knowledge is assumed.