In the time spent writing the previous blog
post, I come to
realize that I really need a snippet to help me with the highlight tags.
I’m using Jekyll to run this journal and with Jekyll comes a really cool liquid
template that helps make pasting code snippets easy.
For example, to write a ruby codeblock, I’d need to:
To do this multiple times, it is quite a mouthful of keystrokes.
So with that, I’ve decided to write my own snippet since I’m already using
snipmate-vim with my vim environment.
I created a new file in a new custom directory
and setup my vimrc to autoload the directory
# .vimrc let g:snippets_dir="~/.vim/bundle/snipmate/snippets/, ~/.vim/bundle/my-snippets/snippets"
Now, when I open up my markdown files and type “highlight
Hope this helps someone else.