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Programming tools, emacs and vim

Date: Wednesday 30th November, 2011
Pre-meeting 6pm @ Muttis downstairs (118 Elgin st, Carlton VIC).
Meeting 7pm @ Muttis upstairs (118 Elgin st, Carlton VIC). [Take Tram 96]
Hosted By: Duncan Roe & Michael Pope
Workshop Topic Progamming tools & Emacs configurations compared

Duncan went through a set of tools which he has used to boost his efficiency in his job as a programming over the last 20 odd years. Most of these commands were based around minimal keystrokes, usually single character commands. It was also important for his tools to keep previous output on the screen.

Duncan's programming tools - (bin and source subdirectories)
.bashrc file within a tar (Note: make a backup of your .bashrc file first)

Michael discussed his emacs configuration which uses the marmalade packages to minimise configuration files and compiles for the users system allowing quick startup of emacs. He went on to discuss some of the advanced features such as spell check comments/strings, autocomplete, debug features, database interaction and more.

Presentation notes:

Michael's emacs configuration is up on his github account at:

Rich Healey prepared a talk on vim, here are the notes

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