Linux: Use Vim to Edit an HTML Document

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Use VIM in Linux to edit files directly in shell

Use powerful VIM commands to simplify our workflows when working even with multiple files consecutively

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course on Linux: Use Vim to Edit an HTML Document, you will be working entirely in the Bash shell and using powerful VIM commands to learn how we can fully work with files without the need of an IDE or text editor GUI. You will be going through a full workflow, from entering, and exiting VIM, saving and quit without save, to powerful copy, paste and search and replace commands which will allow us to work with single words, whole lines and even chunks of text. You will no longer be confused over the various modes in VIM, and you will be able to comfortably work with files of any size. This course is designed for any person working or who intends to work with Linux, from Linux system administrators to developers and DevOps practitioners. Or even if you are a student who is curious to get comfortable with Linux this course is for you also. This is an intermediate level course and is designed for an individual who has a beginner's knowledge of the Linux/Unix command line and Unix crud practices in computer science. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

LinuxVimBuffersText-editingVI

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Task 1 - Enter and exit vim, the two main modes and basic navigation

  2. Task 2 - Basic commands and movement commands

  3. Task 3 - Using commands for advanced editing

  4. Task 4 - Searching and replacing text in VIM

  5. Task 5 - Working in multiple buffers

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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