It is really exciting to be a Rubyist lately. We have our amazing tools (rake, rspec, Cucumber, Rails etc.), we write object-oriented code, that is easy to maintain and flexible when it comes to adding new features, and changing domain logic. We have amazing hosting support from Heroku, Engine Yard and Rackspace. And last, but not least, powerful monitoring tools like New Relic are ready to tell us when there are issues in our applications. But do we have the perfect editor? A lot of people are still using TextMate, some of them started the journey of Sublime Text 2 and others made different choices (Emacs, RubyMine, TextMate 2 etc). And how about Vim? Do we have healthy community of Rubyists in the Vim world? Is it worth giving it a try? Let’s find out.
There are a lot of Vim color schemes out there. It’s always hard to find the perfect one. People often use different color schemes depending on what they are working on. This is pretty neat approach that has plenty of supporters. That’s why we did a quick overview of our top 10 themes. Let’s go: