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Mastering Vim by Ruslan Osipov

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vim-plug

The newest and the brightest in plugin management is vim-plug, a lightweight plugin that makes it easy to deal with a multitude of plugins. The plugin is available on GitHub at: https://github.com/junegunn/vim-plug (it has a rather friendly README file, but I've captured the gist of it in this section if you're feeling lazy).

There are some neat things about this plugin:

  • It's lightweight and fits in a single file, allowing for some straightforward installation options
  • It supports parallel plugin load (if Vim is compiled with Python or Ruby enabled, which is true for all modern Vim setups)
  • It supports the lazy loading of most plugins, only invoking plugins for a particular command or a file type
In the previous chapter, you manually ...

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