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Re: update intro to Emacs Lisp programming

From: Filipp Gunbin
Subject: Re: update intro to Emacs Lisp programming
Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 22:22:43 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (darwin)

On 22/05/2018 20:07 +0200, Marcin Borkowski wrote:

> BTW, I once had an idea to write a "next step" book on Emacs Lisp, one
> that could be read after the Intro.  (I even started working on it, and
> I have about 250kB of text written.)  The project is now dormant, but
> I have a very firm intent to revive it in a few months.  It would
> contain a large number of examples of commands to facilitate various
> aspects of text editing (and other things), so it would be somehow
> similar to the Intro in that respect.
> My current plan is to come back to work on this around August, and
> I expect that it would take about 6-12 months to complete (depending in
> various factors).  Also, I envision that the book would be similar
> (possibly slightly larger) to the Intro as far as size is concerned.
> Would someone here be interested in something like this?


What I liked most about the eintro were chapters where some real-world
(at the time of writing), although simplified, functions were discussed.


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