Created: 2014-06-21 14:42
Updated: 2017-09-12 06:37
License: mit


Build Status is a site to share tips for Vim.

The first version of is written by Rails.

Now I re-designed this whole site and implemented it by Go & Martini web framework.


  • Go environment is needed.
  • MongoDB is installed.

Download the sample database

Download sample DB from:

Restore it to MongoDB

  • Unzip the database, the DB directory is: vim_tips
  • Restore it to MongoDB
mongorestore -h localhost -u user -p pass -d vim_tips ./vim_tips

Note that username and password is the id and password for your MongoDB, for the default, -u & -p is not needed.

Build it

  • Get source code from Github:
git clone
  • Go into the source code directory, get related library and then build it:
cd vim-tips-web
go get
go build

Run it

  • Run vim-tips-web site:
nohup ./vim-tips-web &


Default username and password for admin panel

Use default username & password to logon admin panel:

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