vim settings: tabs, spaces, indents

Basics tabstop – amount to indent when using <Tab> shiftwidth – amount to indent when using ‘>’ or ‘<‘ expandtab – always insert spaces at the amount of tabstop set tabstop=4 set shiftwidth=4 set expandtab   How to change tab size based on filetype setting it inline make sure there are no spaces between the…

Set up your dotfiles, config files

Sometimes your computer explodes. Sometimes your roommate spills water on it. If you keep your config files uploaded to github/gitlab, you can avoid recreating your dotfiles (.vimrc, .bash_profile, .sh, .zshrc) and reconfiguring every laptop and virtual machine you encounter. * this is assuming you have already version controlled your configs (examples: bash,¬†vim) Step 1: Upload…