Vim upgrade 2017

After using vim for few years the main difficulties I have with my current
pathogen based vim plugin environment is, it’s bit difficult to re-produce a
fresh setup on new machine, managing gitmodules is dirty thing and adding new
plugins and playing aroun… Read more


Some junior reflections on editors and Vim

Especially after the advent of language servers, what editor we choose to use is oftentimes a matter of personal flavor. I embrace this. But personal flavor must be balanced against usefulness. A serious developer should at least be able to make a case fo... (more…)

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Here is why vim uses hjkl keys as arrow keys

I was reading about vim the other day and found out why it used `hjkl` keys as arrow keys. When Bill Joy created the vi text editor he used the ADM-3A terminal, which had the arrows on hjkl keys. Naturally he reused the same keys and the rest is history. ... (more…)

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