Stands for Vi IMproved. A text editor that is included as "vi" with UNIX OS and Apple OS X. It supports most programming languages and file formats, and can be integrated with other tools. Aside from standard text editing tools, it can also be extended via plugins.

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First released November 2, 1991
Developed by Bram Moolenaar
Latest stable version Vim 8
Open-source Yes

Interesting facts

It was the fourth most popular environment in 2016, according to a Stack Overflow survey.


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