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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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For most of the book he writes code in the Fortran programming language using the GNU Emacs text editor and command line compiling from the Cygwin "shell" for Windows, which uses the GNU Fortran compiler "gfortran.
The bound-in CD-ROM includes GNU Emacs (for Unix) and NT Emacs (for Windows).
The Netscape browser (an example of open, but proprietary software), Peri, Bind, the Gnu system with Linux, Gnu Emacs, GCC, to name a few, are further examples of what can be done.
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.
The Hyperform development environment is comprised of multiple instances of four component types (see Figure 1): (1) the HBMS server, (2) the tool integrator, (3) editors (currently the EHTS Editor [Will 1991; 1992] and GNU Emacs [Stallman 1984]), and (4) participating tools.
Before that, Stallman developed a number of widely used software components of the GNU system including the original Emacs, the GNU Compiler Collection, the GNU symbolic debugger (gdb), GNU Emacs and various other programs for the GNU operating system.
edu) received the 1990 ACM Grace Murray Hopper award for developing GNU Emacs.