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Vim - the ubiquitous text editor

Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient. It is included as "vi" with most UNIX systems and with Apple OS X.

Vim is rock stable and is continuously being developed to become even better. Among its features are:
  • persistent, multi-level undo tree
  • extensive plugin system
  • support for hundreds of programming languages and file formats
  • powerful search and replace
  • integrates with many tools

  News  Vim 8.0.0046 is the current version 

Nice article about Vim on hostingadvice.com

[2016-10-21] Releasing version 8.0 and getting close to the 25th birthday inspired the writing of this article. It contains links to relevant info and can be used to convince a friend to start using Vim. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim 8.0 released!

[2016-09-12] After more than ten years there is a major Vim release. It gives you interesting new features, such as channels, JSON, Jobs, Timers, Partials, Lambdas, Closures, Packages and more. Test coverage has been increased, many bugs were fixed, this is a rock stable version. Read more about it in the announcement. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim 8.0 is coming real soon now

[2016-09-07] A test version is available, hopefully the last one before 8.0. This includes several fixes and an updated Ruby version in the MS-Windows build. Please give it a try, last chance to report problems! The relevant information can be found in the announcement (Bram Moolenaar)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,345 scripts, 11,464,193 downloads 
[2016-10-22]  Subnet Search : Match all IP addresses withing a given IPv4 CIDR address block
(.01) Included GPL2 - John Biederstedt
[2016-10-22]  diffchar.vim : Highlight the exact differences, based on characters and words
(6.4) Fixed some defects. - Rick Howe
[2016-10-22]  syntax for verilog 2001 : set vim for verilog
(0.2.1) add description - homway cheng
[2016-10-21]  asyncrun : Run Async Shell Commands in Vim 8.0 and Output to Quickfix in Realtime
(1.3.3) prevent job who reads from stdin getting hanging by setting in_io to null. fixed an issue in fast exiting programs - Wei Lin
[2016-10-19]  vim-webdevicons : adds font icons (glyphs ★☢) to vim
(v0.8.5) https://github.com/ryanoasis/vim-devicons/releases/tag/v0.8.5 - Ryan McIntyre
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