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Belgian Vim user group for meetups

A while ago, after reading about some of the meetups organized by VimBerlin and VimLondon, I started wondering if there would be any interest in a similar group for Belgium / Antwerp. Today I asked the question on Twitter and I'd like to ask it here again:

Would there be any interest in a Belgian or Antwerp usergroup for Vim with regular meetups?

Since there are already some good communities for Vim online, such as the vim_use mailinglist, I don't want to start an online community. The idea would be to organize a meetup every once in a while. At first 2 or 3 months, to avoid rushing stuff. During such a meetups we can organize to have a few people give short (15 - 30 minutes) talks about a specific topic related to Vim. These talks can cover a very wide range of topics. such as:

Talk: Git in Depth

I first created this presentation for the Drupal Camp 2011 in Kiev, but I have given it at a few other locations and conferences, such as LOADays 2012.

Since it is a talk about Git, the talk itself obviously is also version controlled with Git. Since I'm finally really tired with WYSIWYG presentation software (yes, even LibreOffice Impress), I tried something different. The slide show is written as a single markdown document, which is then converted using the nice S9 application. It uses the 'HTML5 Google rocks' template to give it a very cool and clean look.

My slides are available on my github account: https://github.com/teranex/git-talk and they are licensed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 3.0 license.