Week 2

GPI Vim Config

If you still haven’t gone through the Initial Setup instructions, make sure you do them now.

If you have already done this, you do not have to repeat the process.


Vim is a command line text editor. You may have started using it in your classes to complete programming assignments.

  • vimtutor
    • This isn’t a reading, it’s an interactive tutorial
    • To start, log into Andrew and run the command vimtutor
    • Do lessons 1.1 - 2.7
  • Vim as Language
    • This is a short reading that explains the best way to “think” when using Vim.


The lab can be found on Autolab:

You will also find this useful for solving the labs (you don’t have to read this before class if you don’t want to):


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