If you use vim as your main text editor the following bash command might interest you:
set -o vi
It sets bash to use vim-style keybindings. As a vim user you are going to feel at home right from the beginning. Type your comands in insert mode and edit them in normal mode (navigation, yank, delete).
To ‘permanently’ apply vim-style keybindings put the command in your .bashrc file.
Learning to drive a car takes effort. Is that a reason to keep driving your bicycle? No, you realize you need to invest time to learn a skill. Text editing isn’t different. You need to learn new commands and turn them into a habit.
In November 2000 Bram Moolenaar the main author of Vim wrote a paper about guidelines and hints for editing text more quickly and with fewer mistakes.
Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke – do you?
Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.
I found an amazing game for my favorite texteditor. The goal of the game is to find a valid solution with as few keystrokes as possible.