Ever wonder what all the hype is about Vim macros? I didn’t start using them until I was already very familiar with Vim, mostly because I didn’t know what the heck they were and what they did.

If you haven’t started incorporating macros into your work flow, here is a quick example of when, why and how you’d whip out a quick macro to speed up your next hack.

See some shortcuts I didn’t mention? I cover some basic productivity enhancements/shortcuts in this previous screencast.