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DifficultyIntermediate
AVG Duration8h
Students187
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Description

This learning path covers the Vim text editor, covering a range of techniques and practices designed to get you up and running with Vim in no time! Each course within the learning path contains exercises that you can follow along with to ensure that you've understood the key concepts at a practical level. We also provide you with the resources necessary to get started straight away - all the materials used in this learning path can be downloaded here.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what Vim is and what its benefits are
  • Create, edit, and navigate around files with Vim
  • Learn how to delete, yank, and put in Vim
  • Learn how to insert, change, replace, and join text
  • Search, find, and replace text using Vim
  • Learn how text objects, macros, and vimrc files can help you save time
  • Learn how to open up multiple files or multiple buffers, and navigate between them and view them at the same time using windows
  • Use Vim Visual Mode
  • Learn how to use the graphical user interface versions of Vim

Intended Audience

This course is ideal for anyone who needs to edit files in a command-line environment.

Prerequisites

If you want to follow along with the exercises in this course, you should have the Vim text editor installed on your computer.

Certificate

Your certificate for this learning path
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Training Content

1
Course - Beginner - 12m
Vim Masterclass - Introduction
This course introduces the Vim Masterclass learning path, explains the course downloads available with it, and provides an overview of what Vim is and why you should use it.
2
Course - Beginner - 11m
Vim Quickstart
This course covers modes in Vim and looks at the command-line version of Vim, covering how to create and edit files using it.
3
Course - Beginner - 42m
Vim Essentials
This course explores the essentials of working with Vim, namely how to navigate around files and how to delete text.
4
Exam - 35m
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (1 of 5)
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (1 of 5)
5
Course - Beginner - 17m
The Vim Help System
This brief course shows you around the Vim Help System with a view to helping you become self-sufficient when learning Vim, and so that you know where to go when you need help.
6
Course - Intermediate - 30m
Deleting, Yanking, and Putting in Vim
This course shows you how to cut, copy, and paste text, otherwise known as deleting, yanking, and pulling in Vim.
7
Exam - 35m
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (2 of 5)
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (2 of 5)
8
Course - Intermediate - 59m
Transforming and Substituting Text in Vim
This course looks at how to insert, change, replace, and join text in Vim as well as how to carry out search, find, and replace.
9
Course - Intermediate - 50m
Text Objects and Macros in Vim
This course looks at text objects and macros in Vim, both of which are tools intended to help you edit text more quickly and efficiently.
10
Exam - 35m
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (3 of 5)
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (3 of 5)
11
Course - Intermediate - 29m
Vim Visual Mode
This course gives you a practical understanding of how to use Visual Mode in Vim in order to edit text.
12
Course - Intermediate - 40m
Vim Settings, Preferences, and Customizations
This course covers vimrc files, which allow you to define various presets so that your favorite settings and options are already set up in Vim when you start using it.
13
Exam - 35m
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (4 of 5)
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (4 of 5)
14
Course - Intermediate - 40m
Vim Buffers and Windows
This course covers how to open up multiple files or multiple buffers, and navigate between them and view them at the same time using windows.
15
Course - Intermediate - 15m
Vim Graphical User Interfaces: Gvim and MacVim
This course touches upon how to use the graphical user interface versions of Vim.
16
Exam - 35m
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (5 of 5)
Knowledge Check: Vim Masterclass (5 of 5)
17
Resource - Beginner - 10m
Vim Cheat Sheet — Simple
18
Resource - Beginner - 10m
Vim Cheat Sheet — Advanced
19
Resource - Beginner - 10m
Vim Graphical Cheat Sheet
20
Exam - 45m
Final Exam: Vim Masterclass
Final Exam: Vim Masterclass
About the Author
Students3428
Courses61
Learning paths8

Jason is the founder of the Linux Training Academy as well as the author of "Linux for Beginners" and "Command Line Kung Fu." He has over 20 years of professional Linux experience, having worked for industry leaders such as Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, UPS, FireEye, and Amazon.com. Nothing gives him more satisfaction than knowing he has helped thousands of IT professionals level up their careers through his many books and courses.