How to learn emacs

David R√∂thlisberger put together a fantastic guide on how to get started with Emacs that I’m going to point people to from now on. If you use OS X, want fullscreen, and are extra brave, replace his brew command with: brew install emacs –force –HEAD –cocoa –use-git-head

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Making Emacs with emacs-starter-kit a little more friendly

Hopefully you’ve read the docs and know that you can override settings and implement your own extensions rather easily: Create a Lisp file under ~/.emacs.d/ specific to your username ($USER-NAME.el) or system ($SYSTEM-NAME.el) that Emacs with emacs-starter-kit will load automatically at startup. I’ve created mine specific to my user name – ~/.emacs.d/kmarti05.el. You can determine […]

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Programing Links March 7th, 2009

Mike Taylor on Kernighan and Plauger’s “The Elements of Programming Style” (gotta buy and read this) Eli Bendersky: “The server-side Javascript meme” PragPub–March 2010: Jason Huggins: “JavaScript: It’s Not Just for Browsers Any More” “Algorithms are Thoughts, Chainsaws are Tools”, reviewing a short film by Stephen Ramsey on “Live Coding”. Read it and watch it. […]

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