Emacs Articles, Tutorials & News

Prepare Emacs to Code in Rust

Configuring Emacs as an IDE is not really a piece of cake, especially when “good” is not enough. When it comes to programming in Rust I personally enjoy IDEs like Visual Studio Code (the debugging scripts are really powerful). However the versatility of E…

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Emacs for Nix and R Automation

A short post on my current set-up for R with nixpkgs and emacs to auto-compile my system configuration. Background This is my third post on working with nixpkgs and R. Part I covered ways of working effectively with R and nixpkgs Part II dealt with comp…

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Emacs: The best Python editor

In this step-by-step tutorial, you’ll learn about using Emacs for Python development. You’ll install and configure Emacs on your selected platform, then write Python code to explore its capabilities. Finally, you’ll run, test, and debug Python code in the…

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GNU Emacs’ Transient Mark Mode

Something I’ve found myself doing as the pandemic rolls on is picking out and (re-)reading through sections of the GNU Emacs manual and the GNU Emacs Lisp reference manual. This has got me (too) interested in some of the recent history of Emacs developme…

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