You may not be totally sure why, but you will immediately feel like you ought to install the following two packages for Emacs: [indent-guide] show vertical lines to guide indentation [highlight-stages] highlight staged (quasi-quoted) expressions
In Problems installing (M)ELPA packages Sebastien wrote: While using `package.el’ fulfills a long-awaited dream for easily adding and upgrading Emacs libraries, I now feel upgrading packages is much more complex than what I anticipated. At least two of the packages I use daily (Org and Helm) require to be installed from inside a fresh Emacs […]
EditorConfig helps developers define and maintain consistent coding styles between different editors and IDEs. The EditorConfig project consists of a file format for defining coding styles and a collection of text editor plugins that enable editors to read the file format and adhere to defined styles. EditorConfig files are easily readable and they work nicely […]
This package does what ESS does for R for various REPLs, including ielm. Emacs Speaks Statistics (ESS) package has a nice function called ess-eval-region-or-line-and-step, which is assigned to C-RET. This function sends a line or a selected region to the corresponding shell (R, Julia, Stata, etc) visibly. It also start up a shell if there […]
A progress indicator for code blocks in org-mode courtesy of John Kitchin: ;; give us some hint we are running (defadvice org-babel-execute-src-block (around progress nil activate) (set-face-attribute ‘org-block-background nil :background “LightSteelBlue”) (message “Running your code block”) ad-do-it (set-face-attribute ‘org-block-background nil :background “gray”) (message “Done with code block”))
FWIW, I have started a `prog-proc-mode’, which is supposed to be a minor mode used in a programming mode and that makesthe link to an underlying comint mode. – Stefan Monnier It will make the link easier; every mode has to do it all themselves. Via emacs.devel via ESS-help.