Vim Already Gets The Vulkan Treatment

Written by Michael Larabel in Vulkan on 17 February 2016 at 09:42 AM EST. 16 Comments
With Vim being the beloved text editor by many Phoronix readers, you'll likely be delighted to know that there's already a Vulkan plug-in.

A Phoronix reader wrote in this morning to share he wrote vulkan1.0.vim for providing syntax highlighting for Vulkan.

This syntax file for Vulkan with C/C++ provides highlighting for Vulkan's types, functions, and constants. Details on this script and for installing it to assist in your Vulkan Vim'ing experience, visit
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