Now that you have mastered debugging in Vim and gotten all of your Vimscript working as expected, you might be wondering about the performance of those functions? What are the bottlenecks of your Vimscript functions? How long exactly does it take Vim to startup and what is the time breakdown for it to source each of the files and plugins that it needs? How do all those plugins you included in your .vimrc affect Vim's load time or performance? If...
Resolving Git Merge Conflicts
Merge conflicts are no stranger to anyone that uses some form of version control. Git does a great job at auto-merging conflicts, but there are many instances when Git cannot determine what must be done automatically and a manual merge is required. Though this can be a pain at times, Git provides many useful tools to help with more difficult merges. Specifically options like ours and theirs allow us to tell Git what strategy to use when handling merge conflicts...
Though the documentation in Vim is fairly comprehensive, it is sometimes difficult to find the information for which you are searching. Another serious problem is that Vimscript is a difficult language to learn/use. Whether you are just copying snippets you found online, or aspiring to write some code of your own in Vimscript, you will inevitably hit problems that you can't figure out. Google and StackOverflow may fail you. For problems like these it is useful to understand how to...