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Emacs as a C/C++ IDE

This is another of a series of posts on how to use Emacs as a C/C++ IDE. I’m always seeing queries about how to do that so it’s worth another post on the subject. This time, I want to discuss … Continue reading

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Emacser Defined

Emacser (noun): a person who spends 45 minutes and 20 lines of code to save one keypress. — Wilfred Hughes (@_wilfredh) March 25, 2017 There’s a lot of truth in that, of course, but we’re planning on saving that 1 … Continue reading

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Stein's Emacs Productivity Series

Gregory Stein over at Caches to Caches has a nice series on how he uses Emacs to increase his productivity. I’ve written about a couple of those articles (1, 2) already but it’s useful to see the whole series. As … Continue reading

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Going to the Nth Paragraph in Emacs

The Emacs Stack Exchange has an interesting discussion on how to navigate to the nth paragraph in an Emacs document. The original questioner noted that although there is a function to navigate to the line, there is no corresponding function … Continue reading

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Prompting on Exit from Emacs

Coffeecupp_ over at the Emacs reddit asks if there’s a way on macOS to prevent Emacs from quitting when the last window is closed. That’s not a problem I have but I learned a couple of useful things from the … Continue reading

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Org and Emacs Resources

Ben Elijah over at Ink and Ben has posted a nice set of Org and Emacs resources. Folks are always asking for basic tutorials and other information on how to take advantage of Emacs and Org mode. Elijah’s list is … Continue reading

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Zamansky 32: Using Emacs for C++

Mike Zamansky has another great video up. It’s number 32 in his Using Emacs series and discusses using Emacs for C++ coding. I’m always seeing Twitter queries on how to use Emacs as a C++ development platform and I’ve written … Continue reading

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An Emacs Workflow

Andreas Gerler has a nice post on how he leverages Emacs to lessen the friction of his workflow. All Emacs users do that, of course. What struck me about Gerler’s post is that he takes a literate devops approach, as … Continue reading

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Emacs 25.2 RC2

Things are progressing. The second release candidate for Emacs 25.2 is available. If you like to live on the edge, grab a copy and start testing.

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Emacs vs. Vim

Emacs versus Vim. It’s an always entertaining argument and we all have fun with it from time to time. My own views, as I’ve expressed often on Irreal, are that they’re both really good editors and the editors of choice … Continue reading

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