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345Re: [sicp-vsg] Simple Editor(s)?

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  • Dana Baguley
    Apr 1, 2006
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      If you just want to try Scheme, the editor that comes with PLT Scheme
      is adequate. I really highly recomend emacs, however.

      On 4/1/06, Pascal Bourguignon <pjb@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Matt writes:
      > > I find myself dabbling in computer science at a ripe old age in my
      > > spare time. As such, my time and brain power are at a premium, and I
      > > don't relish the idea of learing anything along the lines of emacs
      > > just to get my parentheses balanced. Is there any brave sould out
      > > there willing to admit they use a "Scheme for Dummies" type editor,
      > > and would you mind telling me what it is?
      >
      >
      > Emacs is THE editor for dummies. Yes, really. Just don't try to learn
      > it all in 24h!
      >
      > Launch emacs, type C-h t (that is: control-h, then: t) and read the
      > tutorial. That's all you need to know, as a dummy, to use emacs.
      >
      >
      >
      > All right, I'll give you the very next step after the dummy stage.
      > Type C-u M-x inferior-lisp RET /path/to/your/binary/of/scheme RET
      > to launch your scheme within emacs.
      >
      > (The following step is clearly for less than dummies, so come back
      > when you feel ready for it :-)
      >
      > --
      > __Pascal Bourguignon__ http://www.informatimago.com/
      >
      > What is this talk of 'release'? Klingons do not make software 'releases'.
      > Our software 'escapes' leaving a bloody trail of designers and quality
      > assurance people in it's wake.
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