[As of 0x213B : 2023-08-17 Thu] I use emacs for a lot of my daily tasks and spend majority of my time in it. This is a review of some significant components of my init.el ;keyboard all the way (menu-bar-mode -1) (tool-bar-mode -1) (scroll-bar-mode -1) ;I don't like distractions (setq byte-compile-warnings '(cl-functions)) (setq ring-bell-function 'ignore) (setq visible-bell t) I chose the most recently engineered package-management solution when I began with emacs, haven’t switched since and don’t think I’ll need to.
There’s a better way to do it - Find it. Thomas Alva Edison Managing one’s intellectual appetite in these times of information (and noise) excess is quite an ordeal. Given superior tooling and methods to plough through dense knowledge forests, coming up with the right set of tools for oneself is still a commendable task. In this post, I sketch out how one could go about making such choices practically, from why you should bother, to what tangible actions you can get started with.