It may not be true that most humans only use 10% of their brains, but it's definitely true that most programmers who use vi or Vim only use about one tenth of the power of those editors. This tutorial explores some of the lesser-known but amazingly useful features of Vim.
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This class is taught by Damian Conway, a well-known speaker and lecturer (see his official biography or his Wikipedia page). Damian already lectured at SIB several times, and consistently received amazing feedback about his courses.
Anyone who uses (or would like to use) the Vim text editor.
Attendees should have used–or at least struggled valiantly against–the basic features of Vim. If you can get in (and out!) of insert mode, move the cursor around, copy and paste a line of text, or maybe do a simple search, then this class is for you.
You do not need to bring anything for this course.
The registration fee for academics is 100 CHF, or 300 CHF otherwise. This includes printed course material. For members of the EPFL, the cost is 70 CHF (as EPFL participates in the cost of the course).
Deadline for registration and free-of-charge cancellation is set to 23 April 2018; participants who cancel after this date will not be reimbursed. Please note that participation to SIB courses is subject to this and other general conditions, available at general conditions.
You will be informed by email of your registration confirmation.
EPFL campus in Lausanne.
The course will start at 9:00 and end around 17:00. Precise information will be provided to the participants in due time.
This course is co-organized by the SIB and the EPFL.
Coordination: Frédéric Schütz, SIB training group
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