Note: If you are very new to vim. I would suggest you take a walk thru https://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/vim-essential-plugin-nerdtree–net-19692 and the free content from https://laracasts.com/series/vim-mastery
Have been trying to get working over vim, since all the other editors at one point of time have given a problem of some sort.
Here are the features I use in a text editor while coding:
- browse thru project folder
- open files in tabs
- search for word in files
- search for a filename to open from current project.
And this is what I have configured it as now, seemingly a better Sublime for me now!
First install pathogen (http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2332)
-> Then install nerd tree (https://github.com/scrooloose/nerdtree)
-> Install easygrep for searching (https://github.com/dkprice/vim-easygrep)
-> then, https://github.com/kien/ctrlp.vim
Installing plugins is just copy pasting the plugin folders into the ~/.vim/bundle folder once you have pathogen installed.
Now my editor looks like:
Will discuss more on the usage of this for effective development process later in future posts!
You can get my vimrc file from here…