Vim tutorial for beginners

vim screenshotVim is an open source text editor that runs on Linux, MacOSX, Windows and many other operating systems. If I had to describe it in just one word, then the first thing I can think of would be “powerful”. Vim supports syntax highlighting for really almost any format and has got many other extras.
But “powerful” also describes the learning curve, because Vim can be fully controlled via the keyboard. There are tons of commands and shortcuts you can learn. But however, if you once learned how to handle Vim it is a wonderful tool. Just the fact that Vim can actually be found on nearly any Linux system, no matter where and under what distribution you are currently working, is a good reason to learn at least the basics […]