Tag Archives: Vim

The Emacs/Vi Holy War

I saw this tweet and it got me thinking. The #emacs versus #vim religious conflict feels like other religious conflicts: ignored by ever more atheists. pic.twitter.com/8o8ZoKVRaD — Charles Merriam (@charles_merriam) July 7, 2016 The tweet is, of course, snark but … Continue reading

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Vi and Emacs Without the Religion

Chris Patti over at Blind Not Dumb has gathered his courage and written a piece on vi versus Emacs. He approaches the subject, as the title suggests, without the usual religious fervor. His take, which is hard to argue with, … Continue reading

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Learning Vim: Not That Hard

As anyone who's been around Irreal for awhile knows, I'm all in on Emacs. I find new uses for it and things I didn't know it could do every day. Nonetheless, I was a Vim user for a long time … Continue reading

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Come Over to the Dark Side

and achieve great power. Come to the Dark Side… …we have #Vim and #Emacs. :D #Text #Editors — Darth Coder (@code4fud) July 10, 2015

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Moving from Vim to Emacs with Evil

Aaron Bieber, an engineer from Wayfair, gave a great talk to the Boston Vim Meetup on his journey from Vim to Emacs. Bieber was a serious Vim user who had about 15 years experience with it. During that time he'd … Continue reading

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Emacs and Vi

Mike Kozlowski has a thoughtful post on the lessons of Emacs and Vi(m). His thesis is that while the lessons of Emacs have largely been absorbed by those writing editors, those of Vi have not. Emacs versus Vi is one … Continue reading

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The Oldest Religious War

Over at Slate, David Auerbach has an amusing article on the oldest religious war. That would be vi versus Emacs, of course. Auerbach has a dangerous marriage: he's an Emacs user and his wife is a Vim user so he's … Continue reading

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Department of Red Meat

Heh Heh. I know, I know; I'm evil but I couldn't help myself.

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