Great response to 'A Byte of Vim'

It has been three days since I released my Vim book. I’m very happy with the response. For starters, there has been 5003 PDF downloads, 14,715 unique visitors and 35,129 page views. That’s in just three days! Second, I’m glad to see the kind of responses that I was hoping for: [@raseel]( says “Great Book […]

Announcing my free book on Vim

Today is the first day of, and on this occasion, I’m happy to announce the first public release of my Creative-Commons licensed book on the Vim 7 editor. This book is meant for both beginners and advanced users. For beginners, it walks you through the first steps to learning about modes, discusses about typing […]


Most of my writing inside the browser is done with the combination of the It’s All Text extension and Vim. During this writing, I use words whose meaning I know vaguely but don’t know the exact usage, and in such cases, I usually open a new browser window and look up the meaning of the […]


A message by Bram on vim-announce: The past few years many people have sponsored my work on Vim. Now version 7 is nearing completion, beta testing will start soon, very soon. A big thanks to all who supported me! I would not have been able to do this without your help. But things are going […]

Editing Away

A text editor is one of the most important tools in the kit of every programmer. It is the starting point for us when we intend to write programs or anything else. It is therefore important to understand the strengths and weaknesses of our editor as well as being able to utilise the editor to […]