Vim (Vi IMproved) is a popular and long-established text editor. Even though it was first released in 1991, Vim still has a large user base nowsaday with many active communities. Many plugins extends the functionalities of Vim to rival even the most advanced GUI-based text editors available. Among many reasons that many people love Vim are
- Extensible -- like most modern text editors, Vim can be customised completely and has a lot of plugins available.
- lightweight -- Unlike most modern editors and IDEs, Vim can open up nearly instantaneous.
- Ubiquitous -- Vim can be found nearly everywhere. It comes prebundled in nearly every UNIX-based system.
This is a list of useful Vim plugins curated by Wattanit.
Pathogen -- A popular plugin manager for Vim
NERDTree -- A Tree-style file explorer
Learn Vimscript the Hard Way - A very comprehensive guide of how to write your own Vimscript, which can extend the functionality of Vim until the sky is the limit.