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Emacs intro

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  • 1. Introduction to Emacs Trang-Khon Trieu1 2012-10-29 Mon1 hajimezhao@gmail.com Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 1 / 11
  • 2. The story of Emacs Emacs is a family of text editors, described as “the extensible, customizable, self-documenting, real-time display editor.” It is written in Lisp by Richard Stallman and under GNU License Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 2 / 11
  • 3. What are Emacs for? Text editing Coding & Debugging File Management Calendar, tasks management Email reading, web surfing etcYou can (1) customize Emacs in anyway you want; (2) develop more features by writing code in Emacs Lisp Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 3 / 11
  • 4. Why Emacs? lightweight editor (in comparison to Eclipse, NetBean) an integrated platform for general purposes (email, web, coding, etc) data in the form of text files universal data structure, not locked in any specific format (XML, HTML, etc), thus technology-independent automating by scripts (accumulation over time) searchable by any search engine (Google Desktop, Recoll, etc) keyboard-driven faster than mouse-driven muscle memory (subconscious) Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 4 / 11
  • 5. Concepts Control key vs. Meta key Buffer vs. Windows Major mode vs. Minor mode Major modes: ruby mode, java mode, dired mode, org-mode, etc. Minor mode: show line number, scrollbar, status info, etc. Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 5 / 11
  • 6. Useful Major Modes org-mode quick note taking information organization, task and time management export to html, pdf, latex, freemind, etc publish blogs: wordpress org-beamer write presentation slides org-babel execute codes inside org-mode files Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 6 / 11
  • 7. Package managementIn Emacs, press: M-x package-list-packages Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 7 / 11
  • 8. Customization define your own commands keys mapping between commands and keys Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 8 / 11
  • 9. References GNU Emacs wiki - link The ultimate collection of emacs resources - link Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 9 / 11
  • 10. Notes This slide is created by Emacs using org-beamer without any decoration effort. Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 10 / 11
  • 11. FIN Question Thank you! Trang-Khon Trieu Introduction to Emacs 2012-10-29 Mon 11 / 11

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