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[[GNU Emacs]] major version 24 is expected to release in 2012.
 
[[GNU Emacs]] major version 24 is expected to release in 2012.
  
NOTE: Emacs comes with [[Emacs Changelog| Changelog]] with reveals the purpose of each [[Version Control| commit]] and also there is has [[Emacs News | News]] which can be accessed {{CommandKeys|C-h i | view-emacs-news}}. But this article to provide a overlook of enhancements to the system.
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== Major Changes ==
  
= Major Changes =
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=== Package Management ===
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Emacs now ship with a [[Package Management]] package, An official package repository is also setup by [[GNU]], you can also add more repository.
  
= Minor Changes =
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=== Lexical scope in Emacs Lisp===
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Emacs can now eval code in lexical scope, user has to explicit choose bewteen [[Lexical scope]] or [[Dynamic scope]] by set variable '''lexical-binding''', Dynamci scope is still the default.
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=== Custom color themes ===
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Emacs now has a native [[Theme]] customization support.
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== Further reading ==
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* GNU Emacs News, accessed by {{CommandKeys|c-h n| view-emacs-news}} in Emacs.
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== Reference ==
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* [http://www.masteringemacs.org/articles/2011/12/06/what-is-new-in-emacs-24-part-1/]
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* [http://www.masteringemacs.org/articles/2011/12/12/what-is-new-in-emacs-24-part-2/]
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* [http://batsov.com/articles/2011/08/19/a-peek-at-emacs24/]

Revision as of 13:54, 30 March 2012

GNU Emacs major version 24 is expected to release in 2012.

Major Changes

Package Management

Emacs now ship with a Package Management package, An official package repository is also setup by GNU, you can also add more repository.

Lexical scope in Emacs Lisp

Emacs can now eval code in lexical scope, user has to explicit choose bewteen Lexical scope or Dynamic scope by set variable lexical-binding, Dynamci scope is still the default.

Custom color themes

Emacs now has a native Theme customization support.

Further reading

  • GNU Emacs News, accessed by [c-h n] (or M-x view-emacs-news) in Emacs.

Reference