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Why I won’t develop a Maximus for Monkey

I had originally planned for this post to be a bit different, but due to recent events the idea of a (or my) module manager for Monkey has become obsolete. Not too long ago I asked around Twitter, the BlitzMax and Monkey forums to see if there was any interest in a module manager for …

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Vim essentials: Ack

Ack is a tool for searching your (code)files, much like grep already does, but better. Ack is written in Perl and works on all major platforms, including Windows. To use Ack with Vim there’s this nice plugin called ack.vim. Install it together with App::Ack and you’re set to go. With a single command (:Ack [options] …

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Vim essentials: NERD Commenter

Another great Vim plugin I use is NERD Commenter. Using this plugin makes it easy to comment out lines of code with just a few keystrokes. By pressing <leader>cc or <leader>c<space> you can comment out your selection using a single comment character per line. With <leader>cm you can comment your selection with one set of multipart delimiters, though …

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Any interest in a module manager for Monkey?

Having done a module manager for BlitzMax called Maximus I’ve received one question several times: will you also make a module manager for Monkey? My answer at the time was ‘no’. Simply because I didn’t use Monkey nor was I planning to. To be honest, I’m still not planning on using Monkey myself. But there …

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