I’m a big fan of Eshell, but some things in Eshell look, hmm,
a bit strange. One of such things is how the Eshell’s command
If you are an emacser, you are probably already following the Sacha Chua’s blog. If you are not, you should. Sacha maintains an incredible blog on Emacs-related news, upcoming events, Org Mode, configuration, new packages, and many other things from the Emacs world.
As it’s described in the GNU Emacs Manual, an abbreviation or abbrev is a string of characters that may be expanded to a longer string. The user can insert the abbrev string and find it replaced automatically with the expansion of the abbrev. This saves typing.
Do you use #Emacs to run shells or terminal emulators? Well, you should. With vterm you have a fast alternative to the builtin ansi-term. And if you prefer shells, you’ve got EShell and Shell Mode. And don’t forget serial-term for embedded programming. — Mickey Petersen (@mickeynp) on Twitter, July 18, 2022.
Working with satellite data I often have to convert a coordinate value or an angle value from the DMS notation (degree@minute’second") to a decimal degree in the floating point number format and vice versa.