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README.md

The Way of the VimL Wizard

A suggested path for learning Vim's scripting language, VimL.

This help file teaches the VimL scripting language using a progressive set of reading assignments and followup hands-on exercises. It is aimed primarily at existing programmers, however beginners can do the external tutorials referenced within.

LearnVimL

  • is written in Vim help format, internal to Vim itself
  • has comprehensive coverage of VimL, from basics to the gritty stuff with maps, :redir, plugins, etc.
  • relies heavily on the existing Vim documentation with assessment questions, exercises and challenges to reinforce learning
  • comes with a searchable set of sample code snippets covering the builtin functions and idiomatic VimL
  • authored by a group of experienced VimL coders, each sharing their individual skills, tips and tricks to rapidly steer you toward VimL excellence.

Install

Run :helptags ~/.vim/doc/ from within Vim. Type :help learnviml to get started.

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