The ex mode is how we issue commands to vim. This post covers ex operations.
To what extent do we find similarities and differences between shell expansion and regular expressions? This post is going to engage in an interesting exercise to explore three common characters found in both.
The best way to be familiar with any new application or utility is to explore its interface. In this post, we will look at vim’s modes, beginning with the Command and insert modes.
What is the secret to Vim’s staying power? This post begins a series on using the vim text editor for text-processing.
One of the universal appeal of the command line has to do with the total control a person has with regard with not only his or her environment, but also any tools that run in the background. However, a scary aspect with the terminal for many has to do with file management: Typing cd to… Continue reading A Review of the nnn File Manager
The power to finding things lies in detecting patterns. Nowhere is this evident as in the search-and-replace operation.
This post provides a primer on plaintext accounting. It seeks to answer the question: Is it possible to do personal financial management with plain text?
Welcome to our first entry in the Emacs Workshop where we will discuss everything to do with Emacs. In this post, we are going to begin a series of tutorials on Emacs accessibility. What is Emacs? Emacs can be simply understood as a text editor, although its adherents would like to think of it as… Continue reading An Introduction to Emacs Accessibility
This post is going to share a quick tip of using the vim editor with orca desktop screen-reader or any of the console screen-readers such as Fenrir and Speakup. The appeal of vi/vim has to do with its heavy use of the keyboard: it is possible to edit a document without touching the arrow keys… Continue reading Working with Vim
I sometimes wonder at this simple questions: At what point did the command line get a not-so-friendly reputation? This is especially true when we know that in the beginning, there was the command line. As a matter of fact, some people erroneously believe that switching to Linux will prove to be difficult because Linux runs… Continue reading The Beauty of the Command Line