[Chugalug] gedit vs geany

Adam Jimerson vendion at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 11:25:48 UTC 2012


You could also go the Jeff Dean,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Dean_(computer_scientist) route:

    Jeff Dean escews both Emacs and VI. He types his code into zcat,
because it's faster that way.


On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 6:20 AM, Adam Jimerson <vendion at gmail.com> wrote:

> To help learn vim it ships with a teaching aid, vimtutor, that teaching
> the basics (quiting, saving, movement via hjkl, moving by jumping, find,
> find and replace) as well as some more advanced, and very useful, actions
> (jump forward/backwards x number of words, jump to end of line, jump
> to beginning of line, jump to the first character on the line) etc.  There
> is also a browser based game to help learn how to use vim (
> http://vim-adventures.com/), they have the first level free to play then
> it is about $10 for the rest of the levels
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 7:31 PM, DaWorm <daworm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I still haven't figured out how to exit vim when some evil app makes it
>> it's default configuration editor, much less use it to edit something.  It
>> may be the greatest editor of all time, but the learning curve isn't so
>> much of a curve as an insurmountable cliff.  By the time I could figure out
>> how to do something simple in it, I could download and try 20 other
>> editors.  Of course I can't understand regex either, which may be related.
>> My brain isn't quite that symbolic.  Looks like someone hit random number
>> keys with the shift stuck to me.
>>
>
>
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