Interesting Vim Plugins

Posted on April 30, 2014 by Dan Keder


YouCompleteMe is a fast auto-completion engine with support for many programming languages (C/C++, Python, Ruby, PHP, …).


CtrlP is a fuzzy file finder that makes opening new files a breeze.

For those that want to open the file in a new tab instead of the current one here’s the magic that does that.


Airline will prettify the vim status bar. It does similar things as the Powerline plugin but is more lightweight.


Tagbar provides a sidebar for browsing tags of the source code files, ordered by the scope.


Closetag is a plugin for closing HTML tags.


HiCursorWords highlights other occurences of the word under the cursor without searching for it. Very useful when searching for other occurences of a variable or function.