Why do I use Vim?

By Alexander van Noord on

Advantages over other editors or IDE's:

Personally, I use Vim for much more than only programming now. Be it notes, todo lists, documentation or long mails: Vim is what I use now. Why do you need Evernote, if you have Vim and Dropbox?

This is what the Pragmatic Programmer prescribes:

Use a single editor well: the editor should be an extension of your hand; make sure your editor is configurable, extensible and programmable.