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Show off your Text Editor 👨🏻‍💻

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Last week we had Show off your Todo List. This week lets inspire each other by showing off our Text Editor and IDE.

Just copy and paste the following format in your comments:


Theme preference 1: An old hope classic

Theme preference 2: Cobalt 2


List of other themes and extensions I use.

User Settings:

Check out the font and other user settings

Other tips (if any):

  • Check out this post.

Let's Go

So let's get started guys.
Go go go!!

Top comments (28)

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Bennett Hardwick

I use Vim for VSCode with a Gruvbox themed Code at work with Angular / TypeScript specific plugins.

At home, I use a Gruvbox themed NeoVim with little plugins other than NeoVim Language Server Client. I can easily get completions for any language, go to and preview definitions - all in a "vim" kinda way.

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Maria Zaitseva

I'm one of those guys. Using Aquamacs.

It's deeper-blue theme shipped with GNU Emacs.

On different machines I have different sets of packages installed, but my must-haves are evil for vim keybindings, magit, best GIT GUI ever, and ag to use with the_silver_searcher, the best program for searching text in source code.

My config file:

I use space-prefixed keybindings like in Spacemacs, and they're really fun to use and easy to remember, so if you're emacs+evil user, consider setting up some, too.

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Jeff Kreeftmeijer

A screenshot showing Vim and a git diff in tmux, colored with appsignal.terminal's dark version.

That’s NeoVim on the left and git on the right in tmux. I use Apple’s, and an updated version of Vim’s default colorscheme, combined with a terminal theme to set colors throughout the whole terminal. I wrote an article about my 16-color setup a while back, if you’d like to learn more.

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I use IntelliJ IDE with the following setup:


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Tom VanAntwerp

I'm using VS Code on a vertical monitor so I can write way too much in a single file. Material Theme with default settings. Bracket Pair Colorizer, Better Comments, and indent-rainbow to make things even easier to read.

VS Code vertical

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Sarthak Sharma

Damn, I love vertical setups 😍

madza profile image

works, if you are not a tab beast xdd

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Palash Bauri 👻

Quick Edit : NeoVim

Kind Of IDE : VS Code

VSCode settings.json :

    "gitlens.advanced.messages": {
        "suppressCommitHasNoPreviousCommitWarning": false,
        "suppressCommitNotFoundWarning": false,
        "suppressFileNotUnderSourceControlWarning": false,
        "suppressGitVersionWarning": false,
        "suppressLineUncommittedWarning": false,
        "suppressNoRepositoryWarning": false,
        "suppressResultsExplorerNotice": false,
        "suppressUpdateNotice": false,
        "suppressWelcomeNotice": true
    "liveServer.settings.donotVerifyTags": true,
    "liveServer.settings.port": 0,
    "cSpell.userWords": [
    "python.linting.pylintEnabled": false,
    "python.pythonPath": "/home/palash/anaconda3/bin/python",
    "eslint.packageManager": "yarn",
    "workbench.colorTheme": "Abyss",
    "editor.fontFamily": "Fira Code",
    "editor.fontLigatures": true,
    "editor.fontWeight": "400", // Medium
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Grzegorz Ziemonski

I recently had a mood for it, so I "solarized" my desktop and all the programs:

I'm using Hack as a font and Vim emulation for navigating the code. The rest is pretty standard.

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Sarthak Sharma

Used Hack before, great font.

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Grzegorz Ziemonski

What made you switch then?

Thread Thread
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Sarthak Sharma

A post from Addy Osmani. When he shared a screenshot of his texteditor and I fell in love with Operator Mono.

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I also have some space mappings like spacemacs/spacevim/doom-emacs


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ah yeah, I use Alacritty instead of iterm or because it's GPU accelerated

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Nikita Sobolev



The theme is called ayu. It is awesome!

It is configured the way I like it, here's the full list of settings that I am using.
And I prefer to have a minimal set of plugins.

You can find everything inside my dotfiles repository.

sobolevn / dotfiles

dotfiles for the developer happiness: zsh, brew, vscode, python, node, elixir

sobolevn's dotfiles

sobolevn's dotfiles


What's in there?

  • all my brew dependencies including: applications, fonts, etc. See Brewfile
  • all my macOS configuration. See macos
  • all my python dependencies. See python/
  • all my shell configuration. See shell/ and config/zshrc
  • all my vscode configuration. See vscode/


We are using dotbot to handle any installations. Steps:

  1. Clone this repo
  2. cd into dotfiles/ folder
  3. Run: ./install


I am using both hyper and Terminal App as terminal emulators I am using zsh with oh-my-zsh as a main shell I also have a lot of tools to make my working experience better Here are some good articles I wrote about my environment:

I mainly work with three stacks:

  • python
  • node
  • elixir

So, they are configured nice and smoothly. You will have configured version managers, best practices, and useful tools. And some productivity hacks!

I also have php

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Ankur Biswas

Here's my IDE settings:-

Theme: Sapphire (Bright)


User Settings:

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Paweł Smołka

Spacemacs in evil-mode with enabled transparency. Packages I use are visible on screenshot.

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Adnan Rahić

I'm pretty old-school. Using the Tomorrow Night Eighties theme. The only noticable extensions I use are Docker, Bracket pair colorizer and StandardJS. Everything else is default. :)

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Sarthak Sharma • Edited

Tomorrow Night Eighties, I use to love this theme.

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Ross Creighton

I use vim in the Mac terminal app + tmuxinator. Love being able to stay in the terminal for most things. All config available here:

vim + tmux

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Aris Ripandi

This is my setup:

VSCode Setup

I'm using SF Mono or Fira Code font. Extensions list and example configuration available here.

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Heiker • Edited

I use Sublime text only with the status bar enabled by default.

UI Theme: Adaptive (one of the default themes)
Color scheme: Night Owl

code screenshot

Plugins (at least the most important)

Keymaps and other configs I keep them here.