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Vim Essential Plugins

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One of the top reasons why the code editor Vim is so incredibly loved by the web development community is its flexibility. This fact fully shines through in the massive number of community plugins that are available for the platform. Whether you need better Git management, code completion, or improved file navigation, you'll have no trouble finding the appropriate plugin! I'll show you the best in this Session.


An Introduction

Posts in this series
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: EasyMotionVim plugin easy motion
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    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…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: SurroundSurround
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    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…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: SparkupSparkup
    6 shares
    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…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: SnipMateSnipmate
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    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…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: Markdown to HTMLMarkdown to html2
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    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…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: tCommentTcomment
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    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…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: NERDTreeNerdtree
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    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…
  • Web Development
    Vim Essential Plugin: PeepOpenPeepopen
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    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…