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From the Merriam-Webster dictionary

"jump in" means: to say something about a subject that another person is already talking about , to join a conversation

I understand the meaning of it.

From a tutorial

in the next chapters we will go deeper into both syntaxes with many more examples. Jumping right in, a simple XPath string we could write in Python is given here ...

I guess "Jumping in" is the gerund of "jump in". I don't understand the meaning of it. Do they pretty much mean the same thing?

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The Cambridge Dictionary offers another meaning that makes a lot more sense in this situation:

to suddenly become involved in a situation or discussion

In this context, it means to quickly get started with the subject of this chapter.

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