Where Vim Came From

I recently stumbled across a file format known as Intel HEX. As far as I can gather, Intel HEX files (which use the .hex extension) are meant to make binary images less opaque by encoding them as lines of hexadecimal digits…. Source: https://twobithistory.org/2018/08/05/where-vim-came-from.html

VIM In The Browser – The Magic of WASM

No this is not some JavaScript mock-up of VIM, this really is the original real VIM compiled to WASM and then loaded into a browser. It doesn’t get more authentic or crazy than this. It is the shape of things to come…. Source: https://www.i-programmer.info/news/167-javascript/11983-vim-in-the-broiwser-the-magic-of-wasm.html


Install manually or with your favorite plug-in manager and then load the theme. The colorscheme will work with 256 color terminals but the results might not be satisfactory. Therefore where available it is recommended to set termguicolors…. Source: https://github.com/KKPMW/sacredforest-vim

Vim Is The Perfect IDE

Over the years I’ve jumped back and forth between many code editors, IDEs and tools; but it seems that somehow I always end up coming right back to VIM, and not only for programming – guess which markdown editor I’m using to write this post…. Source: https://dev.to/allanmacgregor/vim-is-the-perfect-ide-e80

The Power of Recursive Macros in Vim

If for some crazy reason you’re not already a user of Vim, shutdown your computer and go think about your life choices. Joking aside, Vim is really a great editor. And if you didn’t know – Vim supports macros…. Source: https://jovicailic.org/2018/06/recursive-macros-in-vim/


BetterComments extension will help you create more human-friendly comments in your code. I’ve borrowed the core idea from the Visual Studio plugin with the same name. You can tweak the behavior of BetterComments by setting a few variables in your vimrc file…. Source: https://github.com/jbgutierrez/vim-better-comments