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Mastering Vim by Ruslan Osipov

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Follow the Leader - Plugin Management

Vim plugins are easy to make and the number of available plugins keeps growing every year. Some cater to a very narrow audience and improve on a very particular workflow, while others aim to make Vim more effective to use for the general public. This chapter will take a deep dive into installing plugins and customizing your workflow through remapping keys. This chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Ways to manage multiple plugins with vim-plug, Vundle, Pathogen, or a home-made solution
  • A way to profile slow plugins
  • An in-depth explanation of primary modes in Vim
  • Intricacies of remapping commands
  • The leader key and how it's useful for all kinds of custom shortcuts
  • Configuring and customizing plugins ...

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