Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems.
Vim is often called a "programmer's editor," and so useful for programming that many consider it an entire IDE. It's not just for programmers, though. Vim is perfect for all kinds of text editing, from composing email to editing configuration files.
minor feature: patch 8.0.1203: terminal window mistreats composing characters
Problem: Terminal window mistreats composing characters.
Solution: Count composing characters with the base character.
BashStyle-NG is a graphical tool and toolchain for changing the behaviour and look'n'feel of Bash, Readline, Vim, Nano and Git. Possibilities include Bash: 12 fancy pre-defined prompt styles, colors are customizable, random text color, random prompt style for each session possible, create your own prompt using UI, colored manpages (without using most), rembering last visited directory (and restore upon new session), customize bash history settings, lscd: customized variant of cd, showing conte
Autotab determines the indentation size used by a source file, as well as the hard tab size at which the file is intended to be viewed/edited (if it used hard tabs). It is written in C. Compile with "cc -O autotab.c -o autotab". Autotab is designed to be called out the .vimrc file, whenever a file into a buffer. After scanning an initial portion of the file consisting of several thousand lines, it outputs the Vi parametrs tabstop, shiftwidth and expandtab.
jVi is port of vi/vim to Java, and can run inside NetBeans or JBuilder. It provides the familar keybindings, editing modes, options and macros, and custom functionality.
VIM plugins and syntax highlighting for CFEngine 3 policy files. It also adds support for abbreviations, some code tidying tools, and ready to use code templates.