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What's the Most Efficient Setup for Your Code Editor or IDE?

What's the most efficient setup you've found? Do you use any specific plugins, extensions, or shortcuts? Let's share some tips and tricks to make our coding lives easier! πŸš€


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renzhamin

neovim LSP combined with telescope is literally,
good(vscode) - bad(vscode) + good(vim)

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Narottam04

I am a vscode user, but from past few weeks I am feeling like I am using my mouse too much and wanted to switch to other ide that will force me to use my keybaord more.

Is there a way for me to try out Neovim without having to learn a lot about configuration and setup? I've heard that configuring Vim to work like VSCode requires a lot of effort.

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renzhamin

First thing is, people don't use neovim just for the keyboard driven workflow. Neovim can be configured with vimscript or lua, so you can essentially code your own editing experience and thats where neovim gets the advantage

If you want to get good with the keyboard and vim bindings than I recommend starting with vimtutor and play this game to get fast

If you want to work in projects while using neovim then you can checkout LunarVim. Its neovim but a lot of things are preconfigured. You can start from there, and gradually start tinkering with the config and make it your own

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Narottam04

Thank you so much for the resources and clarification. I'll try LunarVim on weekend.

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Aadarsh Kannan

I have been using Gitpod, which is a cloud-based IDE that allows us to work on any projects within a browser. It eliminates the need to set up a development environment on a local machine. I find it very fast, easy, and effective. Gitpod also has a Chrome extension that allows us to run any GitHub project with a single click.

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Andrew Brown πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

Same here. Just press a button and go