I have been in and out of using vim a few times now. As I understand it, this is usually the case when transitioning to using vim fulltime.
One rule I found especially useful when learning vim and the massive plug-in universe is to write your own vimrc file. This file contains all the settings for your vim editor.
This has two benefits:
- You know all the plug-ins you use.
- You can also fix things when they break.
A new user’s vimrc should be as minimal as possible.
I tweeted the following screenshot last night
In the past, I found this extremely frustrating and annoying to get this correctly setup vim how I liked it. I was especially patient last night and managed to get something that I didn’t think was completely ugly.
You can find my vimrc file here.
Here is a list of plugins I have installed: