"Many programs have start-up settings, which they read from a configuration file or from some database. Emacs is no exception: when it starts, it reads a file called ".emacs" from your home directory. However, the big difference is that .emacs does not consists of simple "key=value"-pairs. Instead, your .emacs is an Emacs-Lisp (elisp) program itself. At startup, Emacs interprets ('evaluates') your .emacs, and, hopefully, give you the desired results. One of the goals of this blog is to show you how..."

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