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VIM Reloaded

It’s been a really really long time since I last blogged so bear with me while I try get a little bit of my mojo back :) I’ve been busy changing countries, cities, apartments, jobs – the usual stuff life throws at you. But the one thing I’ve tried to change and keep coming back to is my beloved editor – VIM. This post is on making VIM a little better, like that other one developers tend to use these days. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not suggesting VIM is better (or worse). But after having used VIM for so long, I don’t want to just give up on it. If you’re in the same camp then read on.
Get me some of that WYSIWYG I know what you’re thinking – VIM is awesome because its all terminal. And there is no reason to give that up! I haven’t, especially for those quick edits. However when it comes to coding for any length of time, my goto editor has been one where VIM is wrapped in WYSIWYG goodness. I’m talking about the likes of gVim alternatives such as vim-gnome (Linux Gnome), vi…