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'The vim learning curve is a myth.'

November 22, 2011 Tagged: learning productivity vim UUDDLRLRBABASS Comments (View) The vim learning curve is a myth I’ve been speaking about and teaching people vim for several years now, and I’ve noticed a surprising pattern: people are literally afraid of learning the editor. Over the years, the popular mythology around vim has become that it’s insanely difficult to learn; a task to be attempted by only those with the thickest of neck-beards. I’ve heard dozens of times from folks who are convinced it will take them months to reach proficiency. These beliefs are false . Here’s what’s true: You can learn to use vim in 30 minutes. Go to your shell and type vimtutor . The tutorial that’s presented is excellent and you’ll be through it in no time. Once you’re done, you’ll have the rudiments needed to get your work done. You won’t be fast yet, no; but you’ll be competent. And ...

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