GNU Emacs 24
The most recent version is GNU Emacs 24.4, released on October 21, 2014.
Where to get
- For debian user, an Emacs snapshot can be found from emacs.naquadah.org.
- Precompiled Binaries of Emacs for Windows
Lexical scope in Emacs Lisp
Custom color themes
Emacs now has a native Theme customization support.
RTL language support
Emacs now handles RTL languages like Hebrew, Arabic.
Emacs now shows the hex code for non-displaying glyphs instead of the empty block.
- GNU Emacs News, accessed by [C-h n] (or M-x view-emacs-news) in Emacs.