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    Top 10 Pitfalls When Switching to VimTop 10 pitfalls when switching to vim
    Admit it: every time you see a person using Vim, you consider the possibility that they know something you don't. Why else would they be using an editor that, in your mind, is dated, open-source junk? Think what you wish, but there's a reason why top developers swear by Vim. Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: PeepOpenPeepopen
    In this episode of our "Vim Essential Plugins" quick tip series, we'll take a look at the only application in our list that isn't free: PeepOpen. But, don't let this deter you from picking up one of the most useful applications available for Vim users. Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: NERDTreeNerdtree
    In this episode of Vim Essential Plugins, we'll review the fantastic NERDTree plugin, which is a much improved replacement for the traditional file explorer. Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: Markdown to HTMLMarkdown to html2
    We're cheating a bit in this episode. Rather than installing an actual plugin, we'll be using a couple tools to allow us to write and convert Markdown to HTML. It's really a simple process, and can save great deals of time. Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: tCommentTcomment
    The tComment Vim plugin serves one purpose: to help you toggle comments in your code as quickly as possible. I'll show you how easy it is to use in this quick tip. Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: SnipMateSnipmate
    The SnipMate plugin aims to mimic the popular snippets feature in TextMate, which allows you to type a sequence of characters, and then automatically expand to a full block of code or html by pressing Tab. It's incredibly helpful.Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: SparkupSparkup
    The sparkup plugin, inspired by the popular ZenCoding, allows you to rapidly create HTML structures. It's an essential tool in your Vim handbag!Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: SurroundSurround
    Surround.vim, by Tim Pope, is easily one of the most useful plugins available. As the name suggests, it allows you to surround, update, and delete wrapping characters and tags with ease!Read More…
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    Vim Essential Plugin: EasyMotionVim plugin easy motion
    In this first episode of Vim Essential Plugins, we'll be reviewing the helpful EasyMotion plugin, which allows us to be much quicker when traversing our pages. Read More…
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    Venturing into Vim - Week 4: Premium VideoVenturing into vim
    Some say it's a decade-old piece of junk; others widely consider it to be the best code editor available. I'm on a quest to find out for myself. So, for four weeks (and four screencasts to track my progress), I will use nothing but Vim. Along the way, if you choose to join me, I'll share what I've learned, what frustrated me, and everything that falls in between. If you've been hoping to venture into Vim territory, there's no better time to do so! Let's do it together. Gain access to this screencast series, as well as many others by becoming a Premium member.Read More…
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    Venturing into Vim - Week 2: Premium VideoVenturing into vim
    Some say it's a decade-old piece of junk; others widely consider it to be the best code editor available. I'm on a quest to find out for myself. So, for four weeks (and four screencasts to track my progress), I will use nothing but Vim. Along the way, if you choose to join me, I'll share what I've learned, what frustrated me, and everything that falls in between. If you've been hoping to venture into Vim territory, there's no better time to do so! Let's do it together. Gain access to this screencast series, as well as many others by becoming a Premium member.Read More…
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    25 Vim Tutorials, Screencasts, and ResourcesVim resources
    As I continue my self-imposed thirty days of Vim, I've come across a plethora of excellent tutorials, resources...even screencasts. If you're like me, and are just beginning to dig into this fantastic open source editor, hopefully the following will help to push you along. Read More…
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