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== Books ==
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* '''Learning GNU Emacs, 2nd Edition''' by Debra Cameron, Bill Rosenblatt, Eric S. Raymond
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Much better than the current, 3rd edition. The first half of the book walks you through the fundamental steps, as a tutorial.
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Can be obtained from O'Reilly http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9781565921528.do
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* '''Casting Spells in Lisp (Emacs Lisp version)''' by Conrad Barski M.D.
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Written originally to teach some other flavor of Lisp, the book has been modified for [http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/emacs-lisp-intro/ Emacs Lisp]. The presentation is in a form between a comic book and a manual that educates while you have fun. The best of both worlds.
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It can be read online [http://www.lisperati.com/casting-spels-emacs/html/casting-spels-emacs-1.html here].
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== Tutorials ==
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* [http://david.rothlis.net/emacs/howtolearn.html How to Learn Emacs]
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* [http://xahlee.org/emacs/elisp.html Xah Emacs Lisp Tutorial] - This concise and concrete tutorial focus on practical needs with examples.
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* [http://xahlee.org/emacs/emacs.html  Xah Emacs Tutorial]
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* [http://tuhdo.github.io/emacs-tutor.html Emacs Mini Manual]
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== Screencasts ==
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* [http://emacsmovies.org/ Emacs Movies] new screencast, promises to come out with a book also
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* [http://www.youtube.com/user/rpdillon?feature=watch Hacks Emacs](YouTube Channel)
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* [http://emacsrocks.com/ Emacs Rocks!]
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* [https://peepcode.com/products/meet-emacs Peepcode's Meet Emacs](commercial)
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== Blogs ==
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* [http://emacs-fu.blogspot.de/ Emacs Fu] - Useful Tricks for Emacs
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* [http://www.masteringemacs.org/ Mastering Emacs]
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* [http://emacsworld.blogspot.com/ Got Emacs?]
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* [http://xahlee.org/emacs/blog.html Xah Emacs Blog] - Tips and tricks for Emacs and Emacs Lisp
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* [http://planet.emacsen.org/ Planet Emacsen] - blogroll, includes probably all above
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== Articles ==
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* [http://batsov.com/articles/2011/11/30/the-ultimate-collection-of-emacs-resources/ The Ultimate Collection of Emacs Resources]
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== Twitter ==
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There are many Twitter accounts dedicated to sharing news and tips about Emacs. One can benefit a lot by following them:
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* [http://twitter.com/#!/emacs_knight @emacs_knight]
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* [http://twitter.com/#!/learnemacs @learnemacs]
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* [http://twitter.com/#!/dotemacs @dotemacs]
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* [http://twitter.com/#!/dotemax @dotemax]
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== Useful Extensions ==
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Before you install a lot of extensions, explore your Emacs distribution! Try {{Keys|C-h p}} ({{Command|find-emacs-packages}}) to browse the available packages by category.
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== Configuring Emacs ==
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* [https://sites.google.com/site/steveyegge2/my-dot-emacs-file This] blog post is a great introduction to setting up your init.el (formerly .emacs) and your emacs directory the "professional way"!
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* [http://devblog.avdi.org/category/emacs-reboot/ Avdi Grimm]'s series of blog posts on how to organise Emacs configuration files.
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[[Category:Beginner]]

Latest revision as of 16:00, 13 June 2014

Books[edit]

  • Learning GNU Emacs, 2nd Edition by Debra Cameron, Bill Rosenblatt, Eric S. Raymond

Much better than the current, 3rd edition. The first half of the book walks you through the fundamental steps, as a tutorial.

Can be obtained from O'Reilly http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9781565921528.do

  • Casting Spells in Lisp (Emacs Lisp version) by Conrad Barski M.D.

Written originally to teach some other flavor of Lisp, the book has been modified for Emacs Lisp. The presentation is in a form between a comic book and a manual that educates while you have fun. The best of both worlds.

It can be read online here.

Tutorials[edit]

Screencasts[edit]

Blogs[edit]

Articles[edit]

Twitter[edit]

There are many Twitter accounts dedicated to sharing news and tips about Emacs. One can benefit a lot by following them:

Useful Extensions[edit]

Before you install a lot of extensions, explore your Emacs distribution! Try [C-h p] (M-x find-emacs-packages) to browse the available packages by category.

Configuring Emacs[edit]

  • This blog post is a great introduction to setting up your init.el (formerly .emacs) and your emacs directory the "professional way"!
  • Avdi Grimm's series of blog posts on how to organise Emacs configuration files.