Forget about vi/vim/edlin. Nano is the only editor that you need in the console. Sure, it may not be perfect, but with a few extra steps in .nanorc it can really be a great experience. Here’s my .nanorc with some comments showing what’s changed:
With Wisps, you can have code snippets similar to Gist, Pastebin, or similar code sharing sites. Using the built-in WordPress code editor, you can write snippets to post and share.