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emacs

(ˈiːmæks)
n, pl emacsen (ˈiːmæksən)
(Computer Science) computing a powerful computer program used for creating and editing text, functioning primarily through keyboard commands
[C20: from e(ditor mac(ro)s]
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EAServer supports the leading Java development environments including: Borland(R) JBuilder(TM), CocoBase Enterprise O/R(R), GNU EMACS, Sybase PowerBuilder(R), PowerDesigner and PowerJ, as well as Together(R) Control Center (TM) and WebGain VisualCafe(TM).
The bound-in CD-ROM includes GNU Emacs (for Unix) and NT Emacs (for Windows).
Projects like GNU Emacs, Apache and Linux have taken this model and turned it into a vast collective development effort, in which students and enthusiasts communicating through internet newsgroups and mail ing lists have produced software of a quality and scale that few had imagined possible.