I’m considering making an attempt to move from TextMate to MacVim/Janus as my main text editor.
I have a few main things I do with TextEdit that I need to be able to (mostly) replicate:
- Git integration with my website (I use git to do all updates)
- Blog integration (I use TextMate to do all blog updates)
- Auto-linking of text (probably not available)
My main reason for wanting to make this change is that I spend a good amount of time in Vim already and I’d like to be able to standardize (mostly) on a single editor.
I’m going to meet up with my buddy Stephen who is already doing the MacVim/Janus thing and see how much of my functionality he can or can’t replicate, and then compare that to what he can do that I am not/cannot.
[ You can’t go wrong by spending 30-60 minutes with your favorite text editor at the beginning of the year. Refresh yourself on the keyboard shortcuts. It’ll likely save you a lot of time throughout the year. ]