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Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp

This is an introduction to programming in Emacs Lisp, for people who are not programmers.

This tutorial is an elementary introduction to teach non-programmers how to customize their work environment. It can also be used as an introduction to programming basics. It includes numerous exercises and sample programs.


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version 3.10 (stable)
released on 28 October 2009

Accepts cryptocurrency donations.


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 November 2018.


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