I have used the same vim configuration since college and while it works well, it has become very dated. Recently, I decided to overhaul my vim configuration and thought I would share the results. Read on to learn more!
I am by no means a full-time software developer, but I find myself from time-to-time needing to dig into some code. While many developers use an IDE, I find IDEs overkill for my use-cases and an unnecessary dependency on my systems. I recently saw a colleague using VIM very similar to an IDE and I become intrigued. With a little help, I got everything setup and now have an easily portable IDE in an interface I frequently use: VIM. In this post, I would like to walk through the steps that were shown to me to get this all setup.