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Steve Qualline is the author of many programming and Linux related books. He is a professional software engineer, author, and educator. Currently, he works for a large software company as a quality engineer devising ways to improve the quality and reliability of the code produced by their programmers. He is also an avid blimp enthusiast as well as a volunteer steam locomotive engineer on the Poway-Midland Railroad. http://www.qualine.com.
Great book. Learned a great deal about my mac from this book.Published 3 months ago by Judith Kay Wilson
First, I have to say that this is the book I used to learn Vim. That was more than five year ago. When it came out, it was the only book that covered Vim exclusively, and it... Read morePublished on September 2, 2013 by Scott Bicknell
I read all the negative reviews, and have to admit that I agree with many of the sentiments. The book IS hard to navigate. There ARE many typos. Read morePublished on March 13, 2007 by Peter NYC
Eventhough it's thick, but it's an easy read. Takes you from a novice to expert. So if you are at a certain level of competency in vi, it's good to review the easy stuff in the... Read morePublished on February 17, 2007 by Christopher S. B. Jam
I loaned my original copy of this book to a co-worker who later quit, and took the book with him. I missed the book so much, I went and ordered another copy. Read morePublished on July 2, 2006 by Amazon Customer
If you've never used Vi before, this book will help you to get started. But after the first week, it won't be very useful. Read morePublished on January 6, 2005 by Joshua T. Ehlke
I keep going back to this book again and again and that is one of it's strengths. It lays down a foundation of understanding, and then as you grow with the editor you go back to it... Read morePublished on April 27, 2004 by Jack D. Herrington
This book was the ticket to admission to the Linux world. To use Linux, one must immediately be competent with a text editor that runs on Linux. Read morePublished on July 16, 2003 by Rod Doe
I had extremely high hopes for this book. I spend at least 12 hours a day using vim. My hope was that I'd learn a couple new things that would help me use vim more efficiently, or... Read morePublished on August 25, 2002 by Jane Avriette