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IMPROVING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY WITH VIM (+ VS CODE SHORTCUTS)

When my peers see me writing code they think I’m possessed by some kind of dark forze which drives me to use a series of strange shortcuts for them. The reality is that, with practice, I have gained a great ability to put the mouse aside.

But, to be honest, the path was hard. The vas majority Vim’s gurus uses such a great amount of shortcuts, macros, and patterns that shocked me out.

The Basics

That’s the entry point of this post, bring you a series of most common shortcurts that I use in my day to day as a web dev. Furthermore, there are also great shortcuts for VS Code that will take you to the next level.

Modes

Movement

Exiting

Most used shortcuts (for me)

Insert text

Editing

Cut and paste

Pro commands

VS Code

I hope you will find it useful for your projects. Honestly in my case I have notably improved the way I write code 😉

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