Open-source projects categorized as Emacs Edit details

Emacs or EMACS is a family of text editors that are characterized by their extensibility. The manual for the most widely used variant, GNU Emacs, describes it as "the extensible, customizable, self-documenting, real-time display editor".

Top 23 Emac Open-Source Projects

  • spacemacs

    A community-driven Emacs distribution - The best editor is neither Emacs nor Vim, it's Emacs *and* Vim!

    Project mention: How to actually define key binds in Emacs? | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-08-08

    I'd recommend reading noctuid's evil guide, particularly the link to the spacemacs keymap guide and the mention of the commentary on evil-core.el

  • doomemacs

    An Emacs framework for the stubborn martian hacker

    Project mention: Doom Emacs: a configuration framework for GNU Emacs | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-09-28
  • talent.io

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  • nyxt

    Nyxt - the hacker's power-browser.

    Project mention: Ladybird: A new cross-platform browser project | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-09-12

    Check Nyxt (https://nyxt.atlas.engineer/). Based on WebKit (actually designed to be engine agnostic but WebKit is the only one supported) instead of Gecko, and scripted (also developed) in Common Lisp rather JavaScript.

  • awesome-emacs

    A community driven list of useful Emacs packages, libraries and other items.

    Project mention: What does your workflow look like on Linux? | reddit.com/r/linux | 2022-08-14

    Awesome Emacs for utility-oriented packages

  • Filestash

    🦄 A modern web client for SFTP, S3, FTP, WebDAV, Git, Minio, LDAP, CalDAV, CardDAV, Mysql, Backblaze, ...

    Project mention: Best plugin for file access outside my home network? | reddit.com/r/HomeServer | 2022-09-08
  • magit

    It's Magit! A Git porcelain inside Emacs.

    Project mention: best git client/gui? | reddit.com/r/git | 2022-09-26
  • prelude

    Prelude is an enhanced Emacs 25.1+ distribution that should make your experience with Emacs both more pleasant and more powerful.

    Project mention: Emacs 29.1 Stuttery scrolling with (pixel-scroll-precision-mode) | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-09-15

    Thanks :)… it was originally heavily inspired by Emacs Prelude, but has since drifted quite far from it.

  • Scout APM

    Truly a developer’s best friend. Scout APM is great for developers who want to find and fix performance issues in their applications. With Scout, we'll take care of the bugs so you can focus on building great things 🚀.

  • remacs

    Rust :heart: Emacs

    Project mention: Stallman when someone installs NVIDIA drivers on their desktop | reddit.com/r/linuxmemes | 2022-08-20
  • lsp-mode

    Emacs client/library for the Language Server Protocol

    Project mention: rust-analyzer changelog #148 | reddit.com/r/rust | 2022-09-26

    This issue suggests that it's not supported yet. However This issue shows that it's actually working for the most part.

  • use-package

    A use-package declaration for simplifying your .emacs

    Project mention: John Carmack: Best Programming Setup and IDE – Lex Fridman Podcast Clips | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-08-13
  • projectile

    Project Interaction Library for Emacs

    Project mention: Add projectile-comint-mode variable to allow for interactive compilation buffers by Toctave · Pull Request #1672 | reddit.com/r/planetemacs | 2022-09-12
  • cider

    The Clojure Interactive Development Environment that Rocks for Emacs (by clojure-emacs)

    Project mention: CIDER 1.5 ("Strasbourg") is out! | reddit.com/r/Clojure | 2022-08-24
  • helm

    Emacs incremental completion and selection narrowing framework (by emacs-helm)

    Project mention: Emacs and Rails | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-09-29

    I'm exploring your dotemacs Org file and it referenced a post and that post mentioned your desired for "Fuzzy File Opening". If you are still looking for that, you might check out Helm.

  • evil

    The extensible vi layer for Emacs.

    Project mention: The Open Source PC That Fits in Your Pocket | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-09-28

    I haven't found that to be the case.


  • emacs-application-framework

    EAF, an extensible framework that revolutionizes the graphical capabilities of Emacs

    Project mention: Web overlays inside text buffers? | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-07-29

    Thank you for the reply! This is a bit disheartening. I was hoping that it was possible with something like EAF.

  • flycheck

    On the fly syntax checking for GNU Emacs

    Project mention: Emacs 29.1 is going to be released in 2023 spring with built-in LSP support (Eglot) | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-09-24

    Good luck with that.

  • straight.el

    🍀 Next-generation, purely functional package manager for the Emacs hacker.

    Project mention: Request for Comments: Emacs Package management from Source | reddit.com/r/planetemacs | 2022-08-24

    An explanation of why one might want to do this instead of using straight.el might be helpful.

  • organice

    An implementation of Org mode without the dependency of Emacs - built for mobile and desktop browsers

    Project mention: Org mode To Do list on mobile | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-09-24
  • swiper

    Ivy - a generic completion frontend for Emacs, Swiper - isearch with an overview, and more. Oh, man! (by abo-abo)

    Project mention: note-taking without org roam. | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-09-17

    Then hit C-' (that's apostrophe, left of enter on US keyboards). Preferably with something like [ivy][https://github.com/abo-abo/swiper] set up so you can see what it's trying to autocomplete for you- it should be suggesting all of your org 'notebooks' in the targeted folder, as well as any buffers you have open.

  • themes

    A megapack of themes for GNU Emacs.

    Project mention: I made a Tokyo Night emacs theme, and I need some feedback! | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-09-29

    But sorry I have to say it :( https://github.com/doomemacs/themes/blob/master/themes/doom-tokyo-night-theme.el

  • Elpy

    Emacs Python Development Environment

    Project mention: Fold docstrings on python files? | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-06-01

    Elpy allows to do that with its folding module.

  • nano-emacs

    GNU Emacs / N Λ N O - Emacs made simple

    Project mention: org-bib-mode redesign | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-08-23

    If you're looking for the broader project, it's here: https://github.com/rougier/nano-emacs

  • treemacs

    Project mention: How to get this window configurations with treemacs? | reddit.com/r/emacs | 2022-07-26

    I'm not sure if it is possible. Have you tried it using one of the configuration variables (see the github-page), for example treemacs-default-visit-action ? Maybe you find some help in closed or open issues.

  • SonarLint

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-09-29.

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What are some of the best open-source Emac projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 spacemacs 22,522
2 doomemacs 15,088
3 nyxt 7,875
4 awesome-emacs 7,316
5 Filestash 6,847
6 magit 5,721
7 prelude 4,866
8 remacs 4,515
9 lsp-mode 4,166
10 use-package 3,994
11 projectile 3,653
12 cider 3,347
13 helm 3,202
14 evil 2,605
15 emacs-application-framework 2,334
16 flycheck 2,223
17 straight.el 2,209
18 organice 2,051
19 swiper 2,048
20 themes 1,873
21 Elpy 1,797
22 nano-emacs 1,710
23 treemacs 1,673
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