Originally Published: Wednesday, 20 October 1999 Author: James Andrews
Published to: news_learn_support/Support News Page: 1/1 - [Std View]

Two new HOWTOs: VIM and CVS/RCS

There are now How-to Documents on two of the programmers most valuable tools: the VIM text editor and the CVS-RCS revision control system

VIM is a powerful text editor with support for regular expressions and syntax highlighting. It is based on the old vi program but is much more usable.

RCS / CVS is in fact two systems. RCS is "Revision Control System" and it is used to keep track of revisions or versions of programs. It is one of those tools that is much more useful than it sounds! CVS is based on RCS but it is network enabled