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The Vim makes you more productive fallacy has got to be the biggest lie every told.
Okay, so I want to go to a line in a text file and change one word into another. On a standard IDE/editor, I can use the mouse or a couple of well-known keyboard short cuts without thinking.
But you're telling me you can do that faster by typing fours characters or a command?
That's good, except you either have to look up those commands or at least try to remember them, unless you've been using Vim for a year (hence, the steep learning curve). So now after a year of using Vim, of being slow as fuck and unproductive, frustrated, and having a 500 line .vimrc plus 50 plugins, you can do shit 10% faster than I can. Total time invested in learning how to use Geany/Sublime and customizing it: probably around 5 hours.
That's not the only cost of being a Vim user. It's 2013 and you can't take advantage of a little cool thing we created to make using computers a better experience - a GUI. Sure you can use Vim on a server, but are you sure you invested all that effort into learning Vim because of those times when you were restricted to using files on a server? Was Nano not good enough, because you needed to be that 10% faster when coding?
Now you'll tell me about just how customizable Vim is and that there's a shortcut for every imaginable task, but it's not really a shortcut if you need to spend so long using and learning Vim that the total time saved isn't greater than the time invested in learning how to use it, and when you're marginally more efficient.
Oh, and by the way, Sublime developers are making very good plugins constantly, there's little left that can't be matched in Sublime. It's also nearly as customizable as Vim.
Don't forget the minimap either, suckers.