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Mastering Vim by Ruslan Osipov

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Summary

In this chapter, we've talked about the different ways of managing plugins. The new shiny thing is vim-plug, a lightweight plugin manager that can asynchronously install and update your plugins. Vundle, its predecessor, also allows you to search for and temporarily install new plugins. We've also learned how to manually work with plugins: Vim 8.0 introduced a way to load plugins without the need to manually alter runtimepath for each plugin. If you still use Vim below version 8, then Pathogen provides a way to automate some of the runtimepath manipulation.

We've looked at profiling Vim with a --startuptime flag and the :profile command.

We've revisited modes, covering every major mode: normal mode, command-line and ex modes, insert ...

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