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  • Sticking with Vim

    Feb 12, 2006

    Blogspot · 43 Things · vim ·

    I’ve been experimenting with several excellent editors for Windows, including UltraEdit and Crimson Editor. The experiments will continue, but for now I am going to stick to a Windows install of Vim. Becoming familiar with Windows doesn’t mean I have to drop everything I already know in the dust!

  • Vim

    Jun 28, 2002(Updated Jul 11, 2009)

    Coolnamehere · vim ·

    Vim is one of the two major editors of the UNIX world. The other one is Emacs, which I am also quite fond of. Still, it’s hard to beat Vim. It may be awkward, ugly, and hard to use, but there’s just something inescapable about it. Regular expressions are a major part of the editing interface, which gives you a great deal of (admittedly cryptic) power.