New to python, do I need an IDE or is vim still good enough?

Mitya Sirenef msirenef at
Thu Jan 3 04:48:46 CET 2013

On 01/02/2013 10:17 PM, Wayne Werner wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jan 2013, Mitya Sirenef wrote:
>> On 01/01/2013 02:02 PM, Roy Smith wrote:
>> That's true with Vim, as well, especially when I'm making a custom
>> mapping and I can NEVER remember what some combination does, even though
>> if I actually needed to use it, it pops right out, so to find out, I
>> have to try it and then I say, "of course, dammit, I use this command 50
>> times every single day!"; so it's a curious case of one-directional
>> memory.
> I've found writing macros helps me a lot in this regard. I do 
> qa<stuff>q"aP
> fairly frequently.
> -W

But how does that help remember commands?

(I also use recording, but I use qq because it's easier to type
and I have a Q mapping that plays back q register).


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