Chapter 3. Vim kung fu

Vim's default configuration is usually pretty average. In order to better use Vim's powers, we will unleash its full potential through the help of its config files. Then, we will learn to explore some keyboard shortcuts that will help us speed up our workflow. We will also look at some commonly used plugins that make Vim even better. We will see how Vim can come in handy with its option of encrypting files for storing your passwords. The chapters will end by showing how we can automate Vim and configure a work environment easily.

In this chapter, we will be covering the following:

  • Working with Vim
  • Exploring Plugin steroids for Vim
  • Using the Vim password manager to store passwords
  • Automating Vim configuration

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