How to use the Help System is now online, and I think this may finish off the “Novice” set of videos. We’ve done a lot of good work moving forward with “How to use Vim”, and this video will give you some assistance with helping yourself using Vim’s superb help system.
I think the next video on the agenda will cover the runtime directory so that we can start dealing with plugins and customization a bit better before we dive back in to some more esoteric editing concepts.
Well, it took quite a while but I’ve finally made the Novice Tutorial Prequel – Welcome to Vim. For most of you this won’t be very informative but I really felt that these Novice videos needed a true introduction, and this is it :)
I’ve been trying to put together the next Vim video most of the day. It’s actually going to be the prequel video that introduces Vim. To do it, I’ve dusted off my copy of BoinxTV that I got from the last Macheist and, while a very cool app, it’s causing me some issues that I’m trying to get worked out with the Boinx guys. Hopefully it will be solved soon so that I can get back to publishing these things. I’ve had a very busy month that made it very difficult to do anything but work, travel and take care of my adorable little two year old :). I got to clean up strawberry juice out of the carpet today and of course, the poop – oh the poop…
So this video will attempt to truly introduce Vim and give a springboard to the novice videos. Once that’s in the can I’ll move on to continue where we left off by describing how to install plugins and work with file types. We need to start looking at Vim’s extensibility through plugins and so I need to lay some foundation for that.
I’ve managed to finally get a video up on working with Vim windows. You can check it out at:
I had to redo the Working with Many Files (Screencast 1) video because there was some weird audio encoding problem with it that Vimeo just wasn’t happy dealing with. But, at any rate, it appears to work correctly now!
Have a look at Working with Many Files (Screencast 1).
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