I’ve been using MacVim as my sole code editor for almost a year now and have started to modify the stock config presented in Janus. Today with the suggestion of @matthewlang I’ve got two new items to add to my .vim configuration.


Brings distraction free writing to Vim/MacVim. One thing I really find frustrating about writing in any app but MacVim is the lack of Vim key bindings for navigation. This gives me a minimal writing app with Vim key bindings.

MarkDown Highlights

Markdown is the hotness for writers it seems and it’s what I use. Applications like Byword provide built in highlights for Markdown and this brings it to MacVim. Start writing your text and save it as a .markdown file and you’ll get proper syntax highlighting.