Vastly improved Javascript indentation and syntax support in Vim.
Latest commit 997c2b1 Oct 24, 2016 @bounceme bounceme committed on GitHub Merge pull request #679 from pangloss/develop
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JavaScript bundle for vim, this bundle provides syntax highlighting and improved indentation.


Install with Vundle

Add to vimrc:

Plugin 'pangloss/vim-javascript'

And install it:

:so ~/.vimrc

Install with vim-plug

Add to vimrc:

Plug 'pangloss/vim-javascript'

And install it:

:so ~/.vimrc

Install with pathogen

  git clone ~/.vim/bundle/vim-javascript

Configuration Variables

The following variables control certain syntax highlighting plugins. You can add them to your .vimrc to enable their features.

let g:javascript_plugin_jsdoc = 1

Enables syntax highlighting for JSDocs.

Default Value: 0

let g:javascript_plugin_ngdoc = 1

Enables some additional syntax highlighting for NGDocs. Requires JSDoc plugin to be enabled as well.

Default Value: 0

let g:javascript_plugin_flow = 1

Enables syntax highlighting for Flow.

Default Value: 0

set foldmethod=syntax

Enables code folding based on our syntax file.

Please note this can have a dramatic effect on performance and because it is a global vim option, we do not set it ourselves.

Concealing Characters

You can customize concealing characters by defining one or more of the following variables:

let g:javascript_conceal_function       = "ƒ"
let g:javascript_conceal_null           = "ø"
let g:javascript_conceal_this           = "@"
let g:javascript_conceal_return         = "⇚"
let g:javascript_conceal_undefined      = "¿"
let g:javascript_conceal_NaN            = "ℕ"
let g:javascript_conceal_prototype      = "¶"
let g:javascript_conceal_static         = "•"
let g:javascript_conceal_super          = "Ω"
let g:javascript_conceal_arrow_function = "⇒"

Indentation Specific

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This project uses the git flow model for development. There's a handy git module for git flow. If you'd like to be added as a contributor, the price of admission is 1 pull request. Please follow the general code style guides (read the code) and in your pull request explain the reason for the proposed change and how it is valuable.

Bug Reports

Report a bug on GitHub Issues.


Distributed under the same terms as Vim itself. See :help license.