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Writing GNU Emacs Extensions: Editor Customizations and Creations with Lisp

Writing GNU Emacs Extensions: Editor Customizations and Creations with Lisp

by Bob Glickstein

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781449399733
Pages: 240
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-10
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Yes, it is possible to be all things to all people, if you're talking about the Emacs editor. As a user, you can make any kind of customization you want, from choosing the keystrokes that invoke your favorite commands to creating a whole new work environment that looks like nothing ever developed before. It's all in Emacs Lisp -- and in this short but fast-paced book. GNU Emacs is more than an editor; it's a programming environment, a communications package, and many other things. To provide such a broad range of functions, it offers a full version of the Lisp programming language -- something much more powerful than the little macro languages provided in other editors (including older ...