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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 8.0.0130 is the current version 

Nice article about Vim on hostingadvice.com

[2016-12-02] 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)

Happy 25th birthday!

[2016-11-02] Vim version 1.14 was the first public release of Vim, distributed on Fred Fish disk 591. The executable has the version information "Vi IMitation v1.14 (Nov 2 1991 0:36:35)". That is exactly 25 years ago. Raise your glass to 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)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,370 scripts, 11,547,142 downloads 
[2016-12-10]  vim-makejob : Minimal, asynchronous quickfix commands for Vim 8.0
(1.1.1) Proper expansion of special characters in makeprg and grepprg - Daniel Moch
[2016-12-09]  minimalist.vim : A Material Colorscheme Darker for Vim
(v1.1) - Added airline theme. - Added Sass, XML, and Markdown syntax highlighting. - Update syntax highlighting. - Added NERDTree support. - Improve blue light and white colors. - Bug fixes and minor improvements. - Diki Andriansyah
[2016-12-08]  sh.vim : Indenting for Shell script
(4.25) bug fix - Clavelito Cla
[2016-12-08]  vtags : verdi like, verilog code signal trace and show topo script  
(1.21) add some optimize for trace speed and accuracy, some case pre version can not deside if source or dest current can sure is' source or dest. - Jun Cao
[2016-12-08]  awk.vim : Indenting for AWK script
(1.73) bug fix - Clavelito Cla
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