While many people consider Emacs (and vim for that matter) a remnant of the Dark Ages of computing, we1 know better! It’s time to bring Emacs under the spotlight once more and showcase its unique advantages over the more “traditional” (conventional) text editors and integrated development environments.

Welcome to Emacs Redux! In this blog, dedicated to the One True Editor, I’ll be sharing with you useful tips and tricks to make your experience with Emacs more productive and more enjoyable.

My name is Bozhidar and I’ve been using Emacs for about a decade now for just about everything. I guess you’ll have to hope I spent my time with Emacs in a productive manner and that I’ve uncovered many interesting things to share with you.

So here we begin…

  1. The crazy Emacs devotees.