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Discussion on: Vim won't make you a more productive developer

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Dwight Spencer

tag search, see ctags
fuzzy search, see fzf

multiple files, yeah it can do that with :buffer

vim's use of the unix philosophy to use other command line tools for extending features without bloat is another thing they got write.

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Muhammad Osama Arshad

I used all of those methods.

But modern editors such as Sublime and VS Code still provide a much better experience in those categories.

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Dwight Spencer • Edited

well one is more than welcome to use what they like. but please give examples of how x is better than y.

in this case, fzf and ctags also work with other tools out of the box so my email (mutt) client, file manager (mc), chat (bitlbee+irssi), and others has fuzzy search and tags. With that whole environment portable to thousands of machines online via git clone or docker image instead locked to one desktop.

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