Is Vim Really Not For You? A Beginner Guide

Vim is the most emblematic and feared command line application out there, even if understanding its basic commands and how it works can be really beneficial for developers. This is exactly the goal of this article. You think that Vim's not for you? Let's find out! »

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MySQL Command Line Tool: Unleash the Power of mycli

I had a mission, for many years. As Perceval wanted to find the Holy Grail, I wanted to find a good interface for MySQL. Then, in the corner of the Internet, where all hope were gone, I saw the Light. The end of my quest. The final answer to my questions. I found mycli! »

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Vim for PHP: The Complete Guide for a Powerful PHP IDE

I can see you spitting your cereals in front of you computer. 'What? A PHP IDE with Vim? Are you insane?'. If I am, I'm not the only one: many developers use Vim, why not PHP developers? This article will describe everything you need for you to build your own personal IDE, which fits your way of working and answers your specific needs. »

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How did I Replace PhpStorm by Vim in my Heart

Behold the story of a developer (me) who were mocking his colleague for using Vim! He was young, innocent and presumptuous! But at the end, he understood why Vim is so praised since the 70s: it's the best editor ever. I won't go into a crusade to evangelise you with Vim, but you need to know my story: how I ended up using Vim after years with PhpStorm. »

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