Learn the Basics of the Dired File Manager (Doom Emacs)

DistroTube This tutorial will cover some of the basic commands and customization options of ‘”dired”, the file manager inside Emacs. This video will focus on dired within Doom Emacs, using the evil keybindings (vim-like keybindings). Although this video is nearly 30 minutes long, it barely scratches the surface of the functionality available within this excellent Read More …

Declutter Your Buffer Lists in Emacs with Perspective.el

System Crafters (20.07.2021) In this video, I’ll show you how to manage separate lists of buffers and window layouts for different purposes using a great package called Perspective.el. If you’ve ever wanted a way to keep clean “workspaces” for multiple projects in Emacs, this package will be a great addition to your workflow! Check out Read More …

Tool Time Session 1: Emacs Basics

Chris Kauffman, University of Minnesota (07.02.2020) Overview of editing basics in the Emacs text editor. Emphasis on cursor movement, killing/yanking text, buffers for files/directories/shells, and basic edit/compile development cycles. Notes: https://www.nexline.ch/res/01-emacs-basics.html Tool Time Session 2: Emacs Customization (20.02.2020) Overview of customizing Emacs. Emphasis editing the .emacs initialization file, dynamically executing Lisp code to modify a Read More …

Why I Use Emacs

ATMakers (10.12.2017) Like many experienced programmers, I use Emacs as my text editor (even on Windows)… and I occasionally have to explain why. Then, I saw a discussion on Adafruit’s Discus server about favorite editors, and had a real need for one of Emacs’ more obscure (and very powerful) features so I decided to screencast Read More …