More Instantly Better Vim

Damian Conway (Thoughtstream)
Tools and Techniques
Location: Portland Ballroom Level: Novice
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 40 ratings)

Following on from last year’s standing-room-only event, Damian Conway returns once again from the untamed wilderness of deepest Vim, with yet another collection of tips, tools, and tricks to make your text editing even more unspeakably powerful.

If you’re one of the 50% of developers who uses Vim on a regular basis, but you’re still only using the 5% of the editor features that you learned in school, this talk will offer you a dozen new ways to instantly make your favorite editor even less annoying…and more productive.

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Damian Conway


Damian Conway is an internationally renowned speaker, author, and trainer, and a prominent contributor to the Perl community. Currently he runs Thoughtstream, an international IT training company that provides programmer training from beginner to masterclass level throughout Europe, North America, and Australasia. Most of his spare time over the past decade has been spent working with Larry Wall on the design and explication of the Perl 6 programming language. He has a PhD in Computer Science and was until recently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University, Australia.

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Walter Chisenski
08/09/2013 4:01am PDT

Thank you!

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Damian Conway
07/28/2013 3:28pm PDT

Hi Walter.

Glad you enjoyed the talk. The associated tarball is here


Walter Chisenski
07/28/2013 3:02pm PDT


I attended the talk (great as always), but I somehow got home without the slides and VIM plugins, etc. Would you please post the URL to the tar.gz file?

Thank you!


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