“Elnode is a webserver for Emacs 24, written in EmacsLisp. It turns your Emacs into a web platform where you can write, debug and run HTTP applications.
I have been working on Elnode for 2 years, writing applications with it and making it as usable as I can and it is now approaching a 1.0 release.
The currently available version of Elnode will be the last major release before v1.0. v1.0 will mainly be cleaning up bugs and finessing features. In particular I want it to be very easy to deploy an Elnode application with v1.0 so I will be working on Heroku integration (which technomancy already did a very good job of) and an EC2 image, a Vagrant box and any other integrations that people would be keen on.
I am hoping that people will now take a serious look at using Elnode for doing web development because it can be seriously fun…”
“I think EmacsLisp is getting to be a great application base, a really good language and environment to write programs in, not just a fancy editor. A number of people seem to agree and are trying it out.
Here’s some tips and tricks distilled from my 15 years of using EmacsLisp to help budding Lisp hackers in Emacs…”
This tutorial is designed so that each lesson is self-contained. However, it is recommened you read all numbered items in the Elisp Basics section.
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