My Vim Setup

If someone uses vim, they’ll probably tell you sooner or later. Vim is simple, light-weight, and still extendable with thousands of plugins to choose from. After writing about this in 2014 I have continuously used vim for daily purposes. Now I have one year of vimming experience but I still feel like a noob. By TheJach To learn vim is to keep learning vim. You probably never end learning it, and you probably never master it completely....

January 19, 2016 · 3 min · 465 words · Gian Sass

Why switching to the US keyboard layout is good for you

I have been a long time user of the German keyboard layout, simply because I saw it as the only keyboard layout out there. But there are some quirks that I had to adjust to. And now I finally switched to the US layout and feel a lot more comfortable when programming. Here are some reasons why you should switch to the US layout if you are a programmer or a typist....

October 7, 2015 · 2 min · 415 words · Gian Sass

Using the VIM Editor

Since a while now I have decided as goal that I wanted an efficient text editor which is cross-compatible and supports a lot of programming languages. I found that a lot of people used the vim editor, which I tried out one time but could not use at all. Well, now I have finally decided to begin learning vim and to use it everywhere. Vim uses a lot of keyboard shortcuts to make your life writing code is easier but which is hard since changing your nature is painful....

November 19, 2014 · 2 min · 288 words · Gian Sass