Using Neovim as an IDE for Python

In this post I’ll demonstrate my setup of neovim for python development. Setup Install neovim Install Python neovim configuration All of the config files for neovim will be in our config directory. If any of the folders or files do not exist we will create them now. mkdir -p ~/.config/nvim/lua touch ~/.config/nvim/init.vim touch ~/.config/nvim/lua/{lua_config,lsp_config}.lua Using neovim, we will edit the init.vim syntax on "syntax highlighting, see :help syntaxfiletype plugin indent on "file type detection, see :help filetypeset number "display line numberset relativenumber "display relative line numbersset path+=** "improves searching, see :help pathset noswapfile "disable use of swap filesset wildmenu "completion menuset backspace=indent,eol,start "ensure proper backspace functionalityset undodir=~/....

July 24, 2021 · 4 min · David Spencer