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When UltiSnips is triggered from Visual mode it captures the selection and makes it available to our snippets. We can then insert the selection unchanged with the $VISUAL placeholder, or we can use UltiSnips Python interpolation to transform the text before inserting it back into the document.

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What's new in Practical Vim, 2nd edition

The first edition of Practical Vim was published in 2012. Vim has continued to evolve in the three years since, making some of the material out of date. We’ve just published a 2nd edition of Practical Vim (Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2015) with updated material and some new tips.

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Learn to use Vim efficiently in your Ruby projects

In association with thoughtbot, one of the most well respected Rails consultancies in the world, I've produced a series of screencasts on how to make navigating your Ruby projects with Vim ultra-efficient. Along the way, you’ll also learn how to make Ruby blocks a first-class text object in Vim. This lets you edit Ruby code at a higher level of abstraction. Available to buy from thoughtbot..