Vim vs Neovim vs using what I know (vscode)
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I do remote software development from home. Mostly angular web stuff and java spring backend. I want to be more efficient and not use a web browser for my Dev environment, but configuring vim/nvim to have all the nice stuff like fuzzy file search and a dir tree / formatter seems like it's a waste of time and something that will break often. 

Does anyone use vim like an IDE for real software development / web development?
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#2
I did, but now I use emacs.
I think you suck with vim configuration, simply use an exist one. don't force yourself to write down your own one from scratch at this phase of useing vim.

I recommend you start with "Start kit" like brennier config [1] -which I used when I first use with vim- but it will not fit you as web Dev so your next step to explore vim plugin [2] (works fine for beginner).
another option is to use a space-vim [3] (which is vim + a looooooot of plugins and configurations to make vim more useable but it will contain plugin you don't need actually)

Use cheat sheet [4], which will help you to know how to deal with vim

Finally, vim is life style more than text editor, guys how use vim will use vim keybind (aka vim philosophy) almost everywhere.

1. https://github.com/brennier/dotfiles/blo...m/init.vim
2. I don't know if this https://github.com/akrawchyk/awesome-vim enoght or not.
3. https://github.com/SpaceVim/SpaceVim
4. idk is this good enough but I think it is nice : ehttps://rumorscity.com/2014/08/16/5-best-vim-cheat-sheet/
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#3
How much of a hassle is it to set up vim/emacs for a QWERTZ keyboard?
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(06-04-2018, 05:46 PM)menamar Wrote: Does anyone use vim like an IDE for real software development / web development?

I'm a web dev, my config is here: https://forum.lukesmith.xyz/showthread.p...d=50#pid50

I've had no problems at all with vim, it works really well for my work flow.

(06-05-2018, 01:10 AM)Gazourmah Wrote: How much of a hassle is it to set up vim/emacs for a QWERTZ keyboard?

I use Colemak and vim hasn't been a problem

If there are problems with qwertz I think they would be solved already, I'm sure there are other qwertz+vim users out there
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(06-05-2018, 01:10 AM)Gazourmah Wrote: How much of a hassle is it to set up vim/emacs for a QWERTZ keyboard?

Vim, at least Vi, comes pre-installed on most computers. If you go into your terminal and type vi or vim, you will see it start.
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Hi there! From my experience with vim the best solution is to grab an existing config and just start removing the bits you don't need. However you will still need to take your time with the cheatsheets, man pages, etc.
Personally I try to keep it minimal but every now and then you just need a plugin..
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