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Vim – customising

Vim is an excellent text editor even with solely its default settings, however, what makes it to be even more outstanding is the possibility of creating your own runtime configuration settings.

Vim is highly customisable by tons of different settings that I am not going to cover in this post. However, I am going to cover some settings that come handy for developers are used to line numbering auto indentation, highlighted searches and so on.

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Vim – essentials

If you are interested in using vim or you have already used it but don’t understand it, this post can help you to understand how to use it consciously and efficiently.

In this following I am focusing on the essentials of vim with a practical first approach. The best and fastest way to learn using it, is to get your hands dirty. Hit the console to open vim and play with the essential commands. This post helps you by showing the most essential commands of vim and explaining the basics you need to know in order to start using it.

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Programming? Introduction for beginners

The target audience for this post are total beginners to programming who are interested in programming, however, do not know where to start.

Do not worry. Every one of us was a total beginner and looked for a starting point just like you do.


Start here. This post is a very high level introduction to encourage total beginners to get started with programming. Keeping the concept simple allows to gain a better understanding of the very basics. Everyone can learn how to develop software and anyone who’s willing to spend more time on it than the average can be a successful software developer.

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