Wanna give a talk?
Perfect, we’re looking for speakers! If you have an idea for a talk that the Emacs community would enjoy, let us know! Whether you’re re-implementing the elisp garbage collector or you’ve just got a cool workflow in Org, we’d love to hear from you.
We’ve got a little speakers’ guide that we’ve assembled to help you prepare your talk and to help you prepare your machine for screencasting. Please give it a read! If you have any particular requirements or preferences, we’ll do our best to satisfy them. This should be fun!
Sometimes people are interested in giving a talk, but don’t know what to talk about. If you’re in that category, we’ve got a few suggestions for topics we’d love to learn about:
- Demystifying terminal emulation:
- Designing and writing a color scheme
- How does syntax highlighting work?
- “Why my
org-modeworkflow is the best”
- Setting up email:
- Writing your first mode
- VCS and/or Magit
- Emacs Speaks Statistics
- Interacting with inferior processes
calc: it can do, like, everything
- Organizing people with PIM functionality:
- Some advanced elisp techniques
- Lisp macros
- Advanced features of keyboard macros
- Alternative extension languages
- Nifty tricks with
- Font management
- Contributing to the GNU Emacs project
- Time tracking with
- Interfacing with Trello with
- History of Emacs (Lisp machines, rms, GNU, etc.)
- Using Tramp and SSH
- Blogging with
- Managing packages with Cask and Pallet
- “How I use Emacs with [my language of choice]”
- Remote pairing with Emacs