Once you’ve got the hang of Emacs you’ll never use anything else.
True, but first you have to get the hang of it. And then when you’ve got the hang of it, you have to keep in condition. The best way to do this is to use it, of course, but are you making the most of all of the features? Are you an efficient user?
Here’s the Emacs workout, designed to remind you of all those features you read about and forgot, and to improve your facility in those you only use occasionally.
- Whitespace Mode
- Emacs Characters 3
- Emacs Characters 2
- Emacs Writing Tips: What to do When You’ve Finished a Novel
- C-x r
- Evil Emacs 1
- Simple Version Control
- fill-paragraph and visual-line-mode
- YASnippet and Babel
- Deleting Whitespace
- Emacs and Scrivener
- Calc Mode 2: Two’s Complement
- Finding my Place
- Calc Mode 0: Basics
- Regexp Exercises
- Dired Tricks #2
- Mouse and Emacs
- Calc Mode 1: Binary Numbers
- Emacs Characters
- Repeating Commands
- Regexp Builder
- Dired Trick #1
- Emacs Snooker
Your Emacs for professional writers posts are the reason I read Dream London. And I hope that buying Dream Paris will help make more Emacs posts for me to enjoy. Please write more about how you use Emacs! I’m very interested in learning more applications of living in plain text! Thank you!
Thanks for the feedback! And yes, more life in plain text applications are coming soon.
This Emacs Workout series is awesome. I read it all in a row. I’m using Emacs on a daily basis but still learn tricks.
Thanks a lot for sharing your knowledge.