Pros and cons of Vim and Emacs

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


Intermediate Vim tips

Vim is highly customisable, and I recommend everyone tailor their config according to their own preferences. That being said, here are some bits I think people may want to steal from my .vimrc. I tried to avoid the more common options you'd find in simila... (more…)

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Persistent Undo in Vim

about a 1 minute As you already saw in the chapter on Undo/redo, Vim is pretty powerful when it comes to these features. However, there’s one more feature which I didn’t mention, as it takes a bit of configuration. In Vim, like in every other text editor,... (more…)

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Vim vs. Emacs: The Working Directory

Vim and Emacs have different internals models for the current working directory, and these models influence the overall workflow for each editor. They decide how files are opened, how shell commands are executed, and how the build system is operated. Thes... (more…)

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