6. November 2008
Many *nix folks love the VI editor. There is a very cool improved version of VI called VI Improved, or VIM. VIM is text editor with no mouse. All you get is a keyboard in the console window. They actually do have a GUI’er version that is pretty slick as well. But to really fly on this, the keyboard navigation is the way to go. I am definitely not there but I have found that it can be a nice tool to do a quick update to a script when you are in the console and don’t want to fire up an external editor. Here’s what it looks like
There are some plugins that you can get to get PS highlighting that were written by Peter Provost.
If you are an VI type of guy, or gal, this could be a great tool for you.