From UltiSnips to LuaSnip

TL;DR LuaSnip is fast and doesn’t have to be complicated. Give it a try! Even if that article shows how LuaSnip shines, I have great respect for the work that has gone into UltiSnips. It is still a reliable, reasonably fast plugin given the constraint it operates in (in particular, Vim compatibility requires a fair amount of Vimscript). I’ve written this article shortly after trying LuaSnip and I’m still very much evaluating it....

May 15, 2022 · 7 min

Local NeoVim Plugin Development

You have found a (Neo)Vim plugin that you want to fiddle with, either to contribute changes upstream or for your own use. Sounds familiar? Here are some tips and tricks I use for my NeoVim plugin development. The aim of these small tricks is to iterate faster on changes, by loading your changes in a live vim instance as quickly as possible. We will use telescope-repo.nvim as an example but it is applicable to any plugin (although some sections of this post only apply to Lua NeoVim plugins)....

November 2, 2021 · 3 min