I build all my sites and even the complex web applications in vi. Is that OK ?
I use Neovim and I've never felt like I was missing anything from an IDE. Thanks to PHPactor I've even got the sort of refactoring tools things like PHPStorm make a big song and dance about.
You can't compare Neovim to Notepad. Vim/Neovim are power editors - like Sublime, VSCode, Atom, or even Notepad++.
Vi, on the other hand, is comparable to Notepad.
I don't know, you tell me!
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