|Mega Man X
||01-05-2008 07:01 AM
What Is Vim?
Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems.
Every year we have to go through this: People asking to add vi(m) as an IDE. Vim is a text editor, not an IDE. If we had a pool for the "Best hammer of the year", with choices like:
- Claw hammer;
- Geologist's hammer;
- Ball-peen hammer;
there would always be somebody saying that they do all their hammering needs with a screwdriver. No doubt you can do that, but it is still NOT