It’s 2023: are we still fighting the editor war?

Tom Deneire
6 min readJan 13, 2023
Screenshot of my editor setup, using Neovim with gopls LSP, inside Tilix. See my configuration dotfiles.

The editor war

When Unix culture became popularized, the community quickly found itself entertaining fierce discussions. Put a bunch of programmers in a room and they’re bound to disagree about the merits of operating systems, programming languages, version control systems and even indent style. One of these “holy wars” was the rivalry between users of Emacs and vi(m)…

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