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Hacking Vim 7.2 review by Mind Map: Hacking Vim 7.2 review
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Hacking Vim 7.2 review


Common terminology paragraph

Chapter 1

List of subchapters at the beginning of chapter

Chapter 1

Getting Vim

Chapter 1

Who book is for?


Titles for examples

eg. Chapter 2

also listed in TOC

not consistent

New Subchapter: Snippets with snipMate

p. 78

New subchapter: Vim as Twitter Client

in last chapter


Bigger (wider) screenshots

more readable

Tables instead of lists

more readable

easier to find

reference-like style

Some sentences changed

simplified language

more concise

Chapter 6 split into 6 & 7

Bigger Index

almost 100% larger

Parameters of commands in italic

more readable

not used consistently


"Version introduced" indicators for tips/paragraphs

Unnecessary graphics

eg. chart with vi clones (Chapter 1)


Good starting point

Nicely selected collection of tips

Well organized

Helpful in improving editing habits

Sometimes too shallow

see: chapter about advanced scripting