Multics Emacs: the history, design, and implementation

Classic paper describing
thie history and design of Multics Emacs. Read more


A Makefile for Emacs Packages

Each of my Emacs packages has a Makefile to byte-compile all source files, run the tests, build a package file, and, in some cases, run the package in an interactive, temporary, isolated Emacs instance. These portable Makefiles have a similar structure an... (more…)

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Using Emacs on Windows with WSL2

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been able to work productively on Windows in the past. Probably because my work requires a lot of Unix tools and libraries, probably because of the absence of certain Unix utilities Emacs wasn’t as useful on Windows ... (more…)

Read more » Why Switch to Emacs?

I have been a loyal Vim user since, well, I don't even remember any longer. Over the years, I tried other editors, but Vim commands and keyboard shortcuts are second nature to me, so much so that I ended up doing :w every time I wanted to save in another ... (more…)

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