in reply to .vimrc for perl programmers

I have a couple

Using folding:

When you hit F2 inside a code block it folds on that block, working on your {}'s
set foldmethod=marker nmap <F2> 0v/{<CR>%zf

Code Skeletons:

When you start a new perl file have vim automaticaly give you #!/usr/local/perl -w and use strict; :-)
autocmd BufNewFile *.pm 0r ~/.vim/ autocmd BufNewFile *.pl 0r ~/.vim/

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