Pros and cons of Vim and Emacs

How would you compare these editors? What are the pros and cons of each? Read more

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Vim Tricks for Sys Admins

I don’t always write in Vim, but I am trying to do so more often since I work in it a lot of the time anyway. You can find a near infinite number of lists online of the benefits of switching … (more…)

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Vim TAGS lookup

A tags file is a classic UNIX format for storing an index of where symbols are defined in a source tree, for ease of finding a symbol definition from within an editor. Both vim and emacs have native... (more…)

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Turning vim into an IDE through vim plugins

For me, vim is a toy that keeps me engaged with coding every day. It’s simultaneously fun and useful, like driving a stickshift. It seems like there’s always some new way to use it, some trick to add to my arsenal that makes me incrementally faster and mo... (more…)

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