Part 1 of a mini series on GNU Emacs
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A small mini series (three parts) on GNU Emacs; Klaatu tells you how to use it, when to use it and when not to, why you'd want to use it, and most of all - how to become a pro on it! Not a sales pitch for Emacs, just a harmless introduction. First try is free.
GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and
more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of
the Lisp programming language with extensions to
support text editing. The features of GNU Emacs include:
- Content-sensitive editing modes, including syntax coloring, for a
variety of file types including plain text, source code, and
- Complete built-in documentation, including a tutorial for new
- Full Unicode support for nearly
all human languages and their scripts.
- Highly customizable, using Emacs Lisp code or a graphical
- A large number of extensions that add other functionality, including a project planner, mail and news reader, debugger
calendar, and more. Many of these extensions are distributed with GNU Emacs; others are available separately.
Comment #1 posted on 2011-11-09T03:33:07Z by klaatu
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