Quick Tip: Keep ‘Find Next Word’ with Vim Mode

A common annoyance when setting up atom on a new machine is that one of my favourite packages, vim-mode-plus keeps overriding a native setting, that I want to use. The nice select the next occurence of this word or variable feature is overridden by vim-mode-plus:scroll-half-screen-down, which honestly isn’t that useful at all. All you need […]

My 7+ favourite atom editor plugins

My favourite plugins for atom are both targeted towards developers and also writers. Atom has become my default source code editor, I also use it for a book I’m working on and most of my blog posts. Last update: 2016-10-24. Atom Theme: Seti/Monokai First of all I want to promote the SETI-UI and Monokai packages, […]

Sublime Text style multi line selection with Vim

The multiple selection feature of Sublime Text is something that helps you a lot when you’re aiming to change a variable name multiple times in one file. This is immensely practical, also while re-factoring, changing font-names, colours or anything that appears more than one time in your files. The plugin can be found here: vim […]

Best Git Tools: GitGutter – show changed lines in your editor

GitGutter is an amazing idea, that gained a lot of traction through the Sublime Text plugin created by┬áJ.D. Isaacks. The plugin lets you see which lines have been changed since the last git commit, right in your editor, while you’re coding. This is brilliant and it will prevent you from unwanted changes and make you […]

CigTrack Day #3: Open Source Software

Linux and other open source software play a significant role in technology nowadays. Linux runs on most supercomputers, server systems and most smartphones (inside Android) in the world. I also use Linux on the desktop and especially for development it’s just great. You can test in an environment that is very close to your server […]