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The sublime users worked on projects more closed to my own project so I started to
check how they did things and then I started learning about emacs. It was not
cool, it was too hard to learn how to use it, to load new config files I had to
restart emacs every time and so much other problems, but since they did,
I convinced myself that I could learn it too so I did.

I used emacs for a few months and what I like about emacs the most is that it's
optimized for editing files not creating new ones. For the most of the time,
we're editing files and moving between lines of code so that makes sense.
Finally I was happy and productive using emacs.
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The vim users worked on projects more closed to my own project so I started to
check how they did things and then I started learning about vim. It was not
cool, it was too hard to learn how to use it, to load new config files I had to
restart vim every time and so much other problems, but since they did,
I convinced myself that I could learn it too so I did.

I used vim for a few months and what I like about vim the most is that it's
optimized for editing files not creating new ones. For the most of the time,
we're editing files and moving between lines of code so that makes sense.
Finally I was happy and productive using vim.

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< The sublime users worked on projects more closed to my own project so I started to
< check how they did things and then I started learning about emacs. It was not
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> The vim users worked on projects more closed to my own project so I started to
> check how they did things and then I started learning about vim. It was not
4c4
< restart emacs every time and so much other problems, but since they did,
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> restart vim every time and so much other problems, but since they did,
7c7
< I used emacs for a few months and what I like about emacs the most is that it's
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> I used vim for a few months and what I like about vim the most is that it's
10c10
< Finally I was happy and productive using emacs.
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> Finally I was happy and productive using vim.

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#228 D Brody / @DBrody20 - Score: 303 - 06/09/21 @ 14:52
:%s/[ema<BS><BS><BS><BS>sb<BS>ublims<BS>e|emacs<BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS>(sublime|emacs)/vims<BS>/g<CR><Esc><BS>:<Up><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><BS><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><BS><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><CR><Esc>:<Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Down><Up><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left>\b(?:<Esc>l:<Up><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Left><Left><Left>)<BS><Right>)'<BS>\b<CR>:<Up><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><BS><BS><BS><BS><BS><Right><Left>(<BS><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><BS>]<Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left>[<CR>:%s/sublime/vim/gc<BS>|%s/emacs/vim/g<CR>:w<CR>:wq<CR>

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