Learn to Code with Emacs

Thursday January 1, 2015

To learn to code effectively, use:

Here's one way to do it:

  1. Install Emacs.
  2. Do the built-in Emacs Tutorial, accessible from the start screen.
  3. Learn about the Info system (C-h i, select Info).
  4. Work through the Introduction to Programming Emacs Lisp.

These steps will all make sense if you do them in order.

Here's what you get, if you follow the steps above:

This is a powerful combination, and one that blends seamlessly into further learning and productive work.