42 years of vi

Northern Virginia Linux Users Group
Northern Virginia Linux Users Group
Public group

Ridgeline International Office

8255 Greensboro Dr Suite 500 · Tysons Corner, VA

How to find us

Please use the parking garage located behind 8251/8255 Greensboro Drive (the entrance is off of Pinnacle Drive). Ridgeline will provide a chaser ticket for use when exiting the garage.

Location image of event venue


Sam Chessman will present a history and intro to the vi command line editor.
The history of vi and clones and early open source, the vi family tree, pointers to source and documentation resources, and using vim, the most comprehensive clone. For vim, Sam will cover as much of the following as I can in the time available.

help command
.vimrc, .viminfo, .vim
vim command grammar
vim editing commands
vim advanced
what I use

The slides are prepared in markdown, and use landslide to format them as an html slide show.
Available at Sam's gitlab.com presentation repository https://gitlab.com/sscpresentations/42-years-of-vi