How can I automatically :w save a file after each keypress?

Devs who have used editors like PHPStorm know this is particularly handy so I was looking for a way to achieve the same with vim.

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    – Zorzi
    Apr 27, 2021 at 18:57
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    Welcome to Vi and Vim! @Zorzi perhaps we need to cite that Q&A? If you want to post the answer, by all means, go ahead (and, on the off-chance that you feel like you're getting rep from someone else's work, I think it's fine, but you can community-wiki to opt out of the rep)
    – D. Ben Knoble
    Apr 27, 2021 at 20:13
  • In the todo list of vim there is this: :h 'autosave'. When it's available that might be an interesting built-in solution rather than using autocommands.
    – statox
    Apr 28, 2021 at 11:25


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