Commanding Your Text Editor

A link to a few tips of using your editor effectively.

There’s a recent post up on the PeepCode Blog about Commanding Your Text Editor which has some handy tips for Emacs, Vim, Textmate, Sublime Text and the OS X. It’s a short read, and worth the time.

More and more of our time is spent at a keyboard typing, whether you’re a programmer or not. Those of you who know me will have heard me talking about the Dvorak keyboard layout and my current attraction to Emacs.

You don’t have to go that far down the rabbit hole, but it’s surprising how many Emacs bindings are supported natively on the Mac, and unlike Vim; you don’t need to be in a different mode to use them.