emacs lisp: the unsung hero

Functional programming has been used in mainstream for around 20 years. elisp is "the proof of the pudding". It is a DSL which is indispensible for any emacs user and gives emacs its versatality. This talk will cover:

  1. history and motives behind emacs lisp
  2. functional constructs used in emacs lisp
  3. how it is used
  4. criticism of elisp and possible alternatives
 
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Outline/structure of the Session

related to this talk:

http://steve-yegge.blogspot.in/2008/01/emergency-elisp.html

Learning Outcome

will have learnt elisp.

Target Audience

emacs users, beginners

schedule Submitted 2 years ago

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