Neovim Alternatives

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Posts with mentions or reviews of neovim. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-24.
  • What do you want to know about the process of converting an init.vim to init.lua setup? | 2021-09-24
  • Take care Adam! No really, really take care | 2021-09-24
    The biggest is avoid a mouse whenever possible (and use home row keybindings to minimize wrist and finger movement). With video editing it's hard to do; but for programming almost my entire computer is keyboard-based—vim, tiling WM, qutebrowser, TUI applications—and I guarantee you it's the only reason I don't have arms as fucked up as Adam's are right now. If you need to use a mouse, video editing for instance, then a trackball and/or vertical mouse are the best bet.
  • PSA: LSP diagnostic highlight group name change on neovim HEAD | 2021-09-23
    you can read the merged PR, specifically diagnostic.vim file diff:
  • coc.nvim vs nvim-cmp completion response speed compared (TL;DR: no difference, mostly) | 2021-09-22
    Do you want to try again on this branch | 2021-09-22
    Our current json-roc loop is hindered by two things, the first being having to make a vim script call to vim.fn.json_encode/decode which first converts the json to a vim datastruture before converting it to lua. I have this open PR which adds lua-cjson to the vim.json namespace and uses that, removing some scheduling calls and avoiding the multi-step conversion
  • Manage Your Dotfiles Like a Superhero | 2021-09-20
    The last example I'll give should really drive stow symlinks home. Let's say Alice is a vim user, but instead of traditional vim she uses Neovim. Neovim doesn't use a .vimrc file in her home directory, but instead an init.vim file which is located at:
  • What's the best way to move through buffers? | 2021-09-19
    " toggle buffer (switch between current and last buffer) nnoremap bb " go to next buffer nnoremap bn :bn nnoremap :bn " go to previous buffer nnoremap bp :bp " nnoremap :bp " close buffer nnoremap bd :bd " kill buffer nnoremap bk :bd! " list buffers nnoremap bl :ls " list and select buffer nnoremap bg :ls:buffer " horizontal split with new buffer nnoremap bh :new " vertical split with new buffer nnoremap bv :vnew
  • sidebar.nvim - A generic and modular lua sidebar | 2021-09-19
  • Use Vim as C/C++ IDE
  • Neovim appimage asks for new login session | 2021-09-19
    Hello. I downloaded neovim appimage as per the github page.
  • C/C++ syntax highlighting plugin | 2021-09-18
    I'm working on that. Please provide feedback The current solution is probably slow but it is still a draft at the moment. I hope I can finish it until the weekend
  • Feline.nvim version 0.1 released | 2021-09-16
    feline.nvim is a minimal Neovim statusline plugin that's designed to be fast and customizable from the ground-up. It was created around 5 months ago and currently has 266 stars on GitHub. Recently, I switched the plugin to the semantic versioning scheme after seeing this issue on the Neovim repo. As a result, the first ever versioned release of feline.nvim is out. I know it's probably shameless self-promotion but I would highly recommend people to give feline.nvim a shot. It's come a long way since it was created thanks to the contributions of many people. Any constructive criticism is also welcome.
  • I want to make vim-like markdown editor with WYSIWYG live preview. Is it better done from scratch, or is it possible as a neovim plugin, integration or fork? | 2021-09-16
    I don't think in-place live preview like Typora and Marktext can be implemented as a neovim plugin. Even hasn't been implemented yet.
  • Is there a plugin or native way to get virtual text to display parameters from a function signature inline while typing? | 2021-09-13
    To add to that, I believe this is the relevant PR:
  • Learn Wgpu tutorial updated to 0.10 | 2021-09-12
    For me, I'm building a frontend of neovim, so it starts off with getting the infrastructure set up so I can receive UI-related events from neovim's (msgpack-rpc) API regarding what to show with the editor, etc. This would take (likely significantly) more work if you were doing the entire editor from scratch, à la VSCode or something. I'm not really familiar with how that part of building an editor would be like, since I've never done it, so can't really offer much on this subject.


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