I'm already using few tips described here. From the article:
So I like vim a lot, and I've been using it on and off for a few years, but recently I've been using it full-time to code in Python. I learned a few things along the way and I made vim a better IDE for myself. Here's how.
You can follow along or go straight to author's .vimrc file. Place the .vimrc file in your home folder and enjoy the goodies.
The first step is to make sure you have the equivalent power of jedit, textpad, gedit and the like.