Local NeoVim Plugin Development

You have found a (Neo)Vim plugin that you want to fiddle with, either to contribute changes upstream or for your own use. Sounds familiar? Here are some tips and tricks I use for my NeoVim plugin development. The aim of these small tricks is to iterate faster on changes, by loading your changes in a live vim instance as quickly as possible. We will use telescope-repo.nvim as an example but it is applicable to any plugin (although some sections of this post only apply to Lua NeoVim plugins)....

November 2, 2021 · 3 min