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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 8.0.1214 is the current version 

Vimfest 2017 in Berlin

[2017-09-08] Vimfest is happening again! 22 to 24 September in Berlin. Find more information on the website. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim website now on https

[2017-09-02] Since the Vim website hosts scripts, security is relevant. SourceForge now supports using https, but only on sourceforge.io. That is why you now get redirected from vim.org to vim.sourceforge.io. Let me know if something does not work. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim voted #1 text editor on diffur

[2017-03-18] It's no surprise to Vim users, but always nice to see how Vim compares to other editors. You can view the list on diffur.com. (Bram Moolenaar)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,482 scripts, 12,134,479 downloads 
[2017-10-23]  ALE - Asynchronous Lint Engine : Lint while you type in Vim
(1.6.0) ## Bugs Fixed - ALE wasn't checking buffers on enter in some cases. This has been fixed. #734 - The regular expression for parsing `phpmd` errors has been updated, so errors may be handled better in some cases. #1032 ## New Features - The maximum number of signs ALE will set can now be configured. See `:help g:ale_max_signs` #965 - The delay before echoing a message can now be configur... - w0rp
[2017-10-22]  tortus.vim : Dark (grey and yellow on black) color scheme based on on torte.vim and motus.vim
(1.0.7) Changed Conceal and Underlined - Patrick Meiser-Knosowski
[2017-10-21]  vim-webdevicons : Adds file type glyphs/icons to popular Vim plugins: NERDTree, vim-airline, Power
(v0.9.3) https://github.com/ryanoasis/vim-devicons/releases/tag/v0.9.3 - Ryan McIntyre
[2017-10-20]  vim-prettier : A vim plugin wrapper for prettier
(0.2.4) bugfix: fixing bug where vim-prettier would incorrectly resolve the prettier configuration file - mtermayer reis
[2017-10-19]  vim-cursorword : Underlines the word under the cursor
(0.8) improve word matching for insert and replace modes update word under the cursor matching on InsertEnter and InsertLeave events skip underlining word if the word is too long to avoid E339 - itchyny  
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