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Vim Text Editor – Learn in 10 steps, for beginners.

If you want to be a faster coder, you should give the editor VIM a try. This course will teach you the basics.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 24m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Vim is one of the most widely used text editors in the programming industry, not because it’s the newest or shiniest, but because it can be found (or can be installed) on every type of system and more importantly it makes it possible to work / code must faster then you would otherwise.
Why doesn’t everyone use Vim if it’s so great? Well it does not have a standard GUI which means all the tools it provides must be memorized. People often think this is too much to learn at first and never try, but with this course, Jason Elbourne shows you the basic necessities to get up and running with Vim. The course won’t take up to much of your time. They will make your day to day coding much more productive, saving you time.
Topics include:
•Entering and leaving vi•Understanding the Command, Insert, and Colon modes•Moving around in files•Editing text•Moving content with delete, yank, and put•Searching with regular expressions•Customizing vi•Filtering text through shell commands

You will learn

✓ Code using the Vim editior
✓ Use Vim @ Work
✓ Be more productive with coding hours
✓ Join the elite coders who already use Vim


• If would be helpful to know a little about the Terminal / Command prompt as we will be using some bery basic Shell commands to navigate our computers. If you don’t know any Shell commands that is alright you can simple mimic what I type and that will get you to the important Vim course content.
• If you are using a Windows computer you will need to install a program from the internet, so you will need an internet connection and be able to download and install a program on to your system. If you have trouble with this you may wish to get help with this one step as the rest of the course will be entirely within the Terminal using Vim.
• You you are using a unix based system like a Mac or Linus OS then you should already have Vim installed on your computer.

This course is for

• This course is meant for computer programmers, or people learning how to code using a programming language
• This course was designed for people who have never used Vim and need to learn the very basics to get started. This course is probably not for you if your looking to learn advanced and complex vim techniques.
• If you have used Vim before and are looking for a quick refresher, this course may be for you.

How much does the Vim Text Editor - Learn in 10 steps, for beginners. course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 25% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $5 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $15.2 of 13 Vim Text Editor courses. So this course is 1% cheaper than the average Vim Text Editor course on Udemy.

Does the Vim Text Editor - Learn in 10 steps, for beginners. course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Vim Text Editor – Learn in 10 steps, for beginners. has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Vim Text Editor - Learn in 10 steps, for beginners. course, but there is a $5 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Jay Elbourne a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Jay Elbourne has created 1 courses that got 147 reviews which are generally positive. Jay Elbourne has taught 118,212 students and received a 3.7 average review out of 147 reviews. Depending on the information available, Jay Elbourne is a TRUSTED instructor.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 4h 24m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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