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Chapter 15: Additional Resources

There are many resources out there to help you learn and master Vim. Here are some of my favorites:

The book Practical Vim, by Drew Neil is truly great. I think it’s required reading if you really want to improve your Vim-fu. Drew also does screencasts at

If you want to learn more about Vimscript check out Learn Vimscript the Hard Way, by Steve Losh. It’s a great resource for anyone that wants to write Vim plugins.

I wrote a flashcard-style learning program for Vim called Vim Genius. You can play it for free at has quite a bit of information. You will surely come across this site if you do any Googling about Vim.

Here is a great image of a keyboard overlaid with all the Vim commands and their actions:

And of course there’s always StackOverflow, and your old buddy :help.

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