Nice video: Mastering the Vim Language

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Chris Toomey demoed using vim and focus on the edit language of vi.

He gave an interesting and simple example, deleting inner. (di") will delete words in "".


p=paragraph, t=tag html

These are really useful.


Vim is not only an editor, it's an edit language first.

Even you use VCode you can use vim mode.

He gave a ref doc Learning Vim in 2014: Vim as Language


This is a fantastic talk, really speaking to the strengths of the tool and its philosophy. I'm an avid vim user but I often lose sight of this stuff. Also, immediately added vim-surround to my plugins. Works like a charm.

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