5 Reasons to Learn Emacs in 2021

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In this video, I intend to make a case for why YOU should learn Emacs this year. Maybe you've been interested in Emacs for a while or maybe you're skeptical of what you hear from others. Either way, I'll give you 5 reasons why you should give Emacs a shot and see if it works for you!

Chapters:
0:00 5 Reasons to Learn Emacs in 2021
0:56 1. It's not a text editor
7:00 2. The keyboard-driven interface
11:51 3. It enables you to craft your environment
19:39 4. The power of Org Mode
23:11 5. We'll cover Emacs a lot in 2021

Links to videos about the topics mentioned above:
- Getting Started with a Basic Usable Emacs Configuration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74zOY-vgkyw&list=PLEoMzSkcN8oPH1au7H6B7bBJ4ZO7BXjSZ&index=1
- Adding Helpful UI Improvements: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IspAZtNTslY
- Key Bindings and Evil: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaZMwNELaJY
- Magit: https://youtu.be/INTu30BHZGk
- Organize Your Life with Org Mode: https://youtu.be/PNE-mgkZ6HM
- Configure Everything with Org Babel: https://youtu.be/kkqVTDbfYp4
- Build your own IDE with lsp-mode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-NAM9U5JYE
- Streamline your Email Management with mu4e: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZRyEhi4y44&list=PLEoMzSkcN8oM-kA19xOQc8s0gr0PpFGJQ

Check out more videos in these playlists:
- Emacs From Scratch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74zOY-vgkyw&list=PLEoMzSkcN8oPH1au7H6B7bBJ4ZO7BXjSZ
- Emacs IDE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-NAM9U5JYE&list=PLEoMzSkcN8oNvsrtk_iZSb94krGRofFjN
- Emacs Desktop Environment (EXWM): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7xB2fFk1tQ&list=PLEoMzSkcN8oNPbEMYEtswOVTvq7CVddCS
- Emacs Mail: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZRyEhi4y44&list=PLEoMzSkcN8oM-kA19xOQc8s0gr0PpFGJQ
- Emacs Tips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKTKmE1wLyw&list=PLEoMzSkcN8oMHJ6Xil1YdnYtlWd5hHZql

My Emacs configuration: https://github.com/daviwil/dotfiles/blob/master/Emacs.org

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