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  • 07.Dec.09
    Vim for programmers (I) shell | fernape | (1)
    Vim is suitable for a myriad of applications. However, it is in programming where it specially shines. Vim offers facilities that make the programming workflow especially easy and efficient. Some people use newer editors (or IDEs) just because they think Vim lacks some new cool features. That is not the case as I will show you in this issue. (I will use C source files in the examples, but most of the information in this post is applicable regardless of the language programming you use) Syntax highlighting Vim supports syntax highlighting for hundreds of file types. Having a look at /usr/share/vim/vim64/syntax (this is ...