"I consider myself a beginning Lisper. I've been developing my
software in Emacs for 8 months now. At first, I was clumsy at it.
Emacs can be difficult and daunting. The terminology is different
from what I'm used to, the key bindings are different, and there
are just so many commands, configurations, and modes. But I've
persevered and I now find myself quite nimble with key bindings and
structured editing. And yet thereâ€™s still more
"The subject of what to learn is treated in many online
tutorials and printed books. But here, now, I thought I'd share
some tips I use to keep the key bindings in my head from being
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