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Vim – customising

Vim is an excellent text editor even with solely its default settings, however, what makes it to be even more outstanding is the possibility of creating your own runtime configuration settings.

Vim is highly customisable by tons of different settings that I am not going to cover in this post. However, I am going to cover some settings that come handy for developers are used to line numbering auto indentation, highlighted searches and so on.

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Vim – essentials

If you are interested in using vim or you have already used it but don’t understand it, this post can help you to understand how to use it consciously and efficiently.

In this following I am focusing on the essentials of vim with a practical first approach. The best and fastest way to learn using it, is to get your hands dirty. Hit the console to open vim and play with the essential commands. This post helps you by showing the most essential commands of vim and explaining the basics you need to know in order to start using it.

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