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This week on the show, @jess and I focused on Vim: the Unix text-editor that's included in Linux, BSD, and macOS. It's highly customizable, efficient, and considered a "programmer's editor". However, Vim also has a steep learning curve which deters a lot of folks right off the bat. In other words, Vim always generates a lot of conversation.
We were joined by two guests with extensive Vim knowledge (and opinions!) for a discussion that covered many facets of the editor, from configuration tips, to our favorite features, to counter-arguments against Vim:
Allan MacGregor, Software Engineer, functional programming advocate, and author:
Alex Smith, Software Engineer here at Forem:
Check out this DEV article by Allan (originally published on Hackernoon) to get a sense of the passion Vim often stirs in programmers.
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