View Full Version : vim script - what language is it?

June 13th, 2009, 04:37 PM
GIMP scripts - Scheme
Emacs scripts - Emacs Lisp

Like these, what language is a vim script?

June 13th, 2009, 04:43 PM
vim is havin BASIC, lot of sh,bash and c programs...........

June 13th, 2009, 05:40 PM
I think vim uses it's own thing. Bram Moolenaar never really says anything other than vim script.

This is their documentation. (http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/usr_41.html)

It doesn't look like anything I've seen before.

June 13th, 2009, 05:47 PM
yep, vim uses their own thing indeed, its just "vimscript"

June 14th, 2009, 03:21 AM
If you have the ubuntu vim-full or vim-gnome package then you can also write scripts for vim using Perl, Python, Ruby, or Tcl.
Start up vim and see more details using ":help perl", ":help python", ":help ruby", or ":help tcl".