.vimrc sample file

" Don't try to be vi compatible
set nocompatible

" Helps force plugins to load correctly when it is turned back on below
filetype off

" TODO: Load plugins here (pathogen or vundle)

" Turn on syntax highlighting
syntax on

" For plugins to load correctly
filetype plugin indent on

" TODO: Pick a leader key
" let mapleader = ","

" Security
set modelines=0

" Show line numbers
set number

" Show file stats
set ruler

" Blink cursor on error instead of beeping (grr)
set visualbell

" Encoding
set encoding=utf-8

" Whitespace
set wrap
" set textwidth=79
set formatoptions=tcqrn1
set tabstop=2
set shiftwidth=2
set softtabstop=2
set expandtab
set noshiftround

" Cursor motion
set scrolloff=3
set backspace=indent,eol,start
set matchpairs+=<:> " use % to jump between pairs
runtime! macros/matchit.vim

" Move up/down editor lines
nnoremap j gj
nnoremap k gk

" Allow hidden buffers
set hidden

" Rendering
set ttyfast

" Status bar
set laststatus=2

" Last line
set showmode
set showcmd

" Searching
nnoremap / /\v
vnoremap / /\v
set hlsearch
set incsearch
set ignorecase
set smartcase
set showmatch
map <leader><space> :let @/=''<cr> " clear search

" Remap help key.
inoremap <F1> <ESC>:set invfullscreen<CR>a
nnoremap <F1> :set invfullscreen<CR>
vnoremap <F1> :set invfullscreen<CR>

" Textmate holdouts

" Formatting
map <leader>q gqip

" Visualize tabs and newlines
set listchars=tab:▸\ ,eol:¬
" Uncomment this to enable by default:
" set list " To enable by default
" Or use your leader key + l to toggle on/off
map <leader>l :set list!<CR> " Toggle tabs and EOL

" Color scheme (terminal)
" set t_Co=256
" set background=dark
" let g:solarized_termcolors=256
" let g:solarized_termtrans=1
" put https://raw.github.com/altercation/vim-colors-solarized/master/colors/solarized.vim
" in ~/.vim/colors/ and uncomment:
" colorscheme solarized

" python mode plugin
" https://github.com/davidhalter/jedi-vim/

Reference: https://gist.github.com/simonista/8703722