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Tag Archives: Emacs

Announce: PicoLisp in Hardware (PilMCU)

PilMCU is an implementation of 64-bit PicoLisp directly in hardware. A truly minimalistic system. PicoLisp is both the machine language and the operating system: Via help-gnu-emacs.

zk-phi releases two perhaps necessary packages for Emacs

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

Problems installing (M)ELPA packages

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 […]

elpakit

elpakit Let’s you build repositories and archives of repositories. Via reddit.

Testing Emacs Packages: surprisingly non-awful

Testing Emacs Packages: surprisingly non-awful is a nice example of one approach to testing Emacs Lisp.

Force unified coding style from all your contributors

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 […]

eval-in-repl: Consistent ESS-like eval interface for various REPLs

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

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”))

prog-proc-mode

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.

R 3.1.1 out and it fixes the package manager function

Via gog.