Name: [4916] Jack Atkinson
Member: 101 months
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Description: Hi, I'm an embedded software and design engineer consultant who likes to program a lot. My skill sets include C/C++ and python which is quickly becoming my favorite. I dabble in other languages as well. My educational background is both a master's and bachelor's in electrical engineering. I've w ...

Setting up Python 2.5 support in VIM [ID:185]

a series of video-tutorials by Jack Atkinson

The default installation of VIM has support for Python 2.4 dynamically loaded built-in. However, for those that have moved on to Python 2.5, your VIM installation needs to be made current. This will require you to acquire a copy of the source code for VIM and the MingGW compiler for Windows. This tutorial will show you how to install MingGW and how to recompile and install VIM with Python 2.5 support on Windows.

Video Tutorials

1. How to install MinGW

This is part one of a two part video series. This covers how to setup your Windows XP machine with the MinGW compiler. This is a very useful compiler for building a lot of various open source code as well as integrating with Eclipse on Windows. You can get MinGW from this Sourceforge download page. This video also covers setting the Windows PATH in case you get a 'not recognised as an interna [...]

2. Compiling VIM with Python 2.5 support on Windows XP

This video is the last video in a two part series showing the user how to setup Python 2.5 support in VIM for Windows XP. The same procedure can be applied to any new version of Python, and may prove helpful with Python 2.6 or 3.0 is released sometime this year. Also, a very similar procedure is done for other languages that VIM supports (Ruby, Perl, TCL). In this video, I show you how to downlo [...]

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