Software projects are commonly composed of similar files in a specific location and new files typically require some minimal boilerplate. Tim Pope’s projectionist.vim offers a handy way to templatize the creation of new files directly in Vim.Continue reading »
To transparently work with files encrypted with gnupg, use jamessan’s vim-gnupg plugin. Once installed and active it will decrypt/ encrypt the file when reading and writing.Continue reading »
Many know about that you can open a file based on what’s under your cursor using
C-w f. There is also a handy variation on this using ‘F’. This variation will open
said file, but if it’s followed by a line number vim will jump to that line. We encounter this
a lot when executing tests via vim-dispatch.
This trick comes courtesy the CIA, via WikiLeaks. This leaked document shows how one can view a binary file in hex mode using the Linux xxd command.Continue reading »