It is difficult, if not impossible, for anyone to learn a subject purely by reading about it, without applying the information to specific problems and thereby forcing himself to think about what has been read. Furthermore, we all learn best the things that we have discovered ourselves.
—DONALD KNUTH, The Art of Computer Programming
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
vim with dark backgound
If your terminal has dark background, such as black, it is hard to read highlighted search result (white text with yellow background). Here is the fix
Under ~/.vimrc (create it if it does not exist) add the following line set background=dark