Leveraging Emacs macros to make powerful changes to your code

Today I want to talk a little about a really nice feature in Emacs.
That feature is keyboard macros. The work by recording your actions on
the keyboard and then replaying those actions. These macros can then be
combined with C-u to run the following command, in this case the
just recorded macro, num number of times.

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Directory local settings in Emacs

Here’s a neat new trick that I just learned. I’m using the minor mode Projectile to quickly navigate through git repositories. I have one small issue though. The process of generating the list of files in the directory takes quite a while when your repository contains several thousand files.

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