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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 8.0.0045 is the current version 

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)

Vimfest Berlin 16 18 September 2016

[2016-08-28] The Vim Berlin user group is organizing a gathering for Vim enthusiasts. I'll be doing a talk on Saturday. See the website: Vimfest (Bram Moolenaar)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,345 scripts, 11,459,250 downloads 
[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
[2016-10-21]  Subnet Search : Match all IP addresses withing a given IPv4 CIDR address block
(.01) Initial upload - bit head
[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
[2016-10-19]  ALE - Asynchronous Lint Engine : Lint while you type in Vim
(1.0.0) This is the initial stable release of ALE, the asynchronous linting engine for Vim. ## Features Implemented * ALE will run a variety of linters for various programming languages. For a full list of supported linters, please consult the help file. * ALE will update the loclist when errors/warnings are found. * ALE will echo messages when the cursor moves over warnings or errors. * ALE will... - Wuh Orp
[2016-10-19]  vim-markdown-toc : A plugin to generate table of contents for Markdown files.
(v1.0) Add features: update existing toc, auto update toc on save. - Ma Zhuang
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