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Discussion on: Learn Vim. A new extension to help you learn Vim in VSCode

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Heresy!! This isn't how you learn Vim. First off, you don't start with the Vim, you graduate from Vi. You start with Ed.

After a a cranky and ancient graybeard CS prof has deemed your knowledge of Ed sufficient you can start to learn Vi - on a dusty old Sun Blade in the basement server dungeon. Each time you issue an incorrect keystroke, a TA will rap your knuckles with a rusty cat o' nine tails while reciting that Fight Club burning mantra!! Once the TA's bloodlust has been sated, then may you start to learn the Vim!

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Kevin Alemán

This is totally incorrect. You learn Vim by watching the waterfall from a risk merge with a river at the sunset.
Then, you meditate in life, its meaning, and our purpose in the world by watching the mighty rivers become one in the ocean.

...Or was that the way to learn Emacs?