This is a little script I did because I have always wanted to type
:sp a.cpp b.hpp *.tex......
This does it now!
You just have to source this file in your vimrc and that will remap sp, vsp and e abbreviation to my functions.
Let me know if you find some bugs ;-)
:(v)sp *.m new_file.pl hello_world.cpp :e new_file.tex my_bib.bib *.sh
I don't know about what came in which version (I run the latest), but the commands you need for my script are very basic and I think they are in Vim for a long time now: