Prelude – Emacs distribution that aims to enhance the default Emacs experience

Prelude is an enhanced Emacs 25.1+ distribution that should make your experience with Emacs both more pleasant and more powerful.

Prelude alters a lot of the default settings, bundles a plethora of additional packages and adds its own core library to the mix.

The final product offers an easy to use Emacs configuration for Emacs newcomers and lots of additional power for Emacs power users.

Prelude aims to enhance the classic Emacs experience without deviating a lot from it.

Features include:

  • Improved UX, that’s still in line with Emacs traditions.
  • Sane defaults of baseline Emacs functionality.
  • A curated set of 3rd party packages to enhance the base functionality.
  • Simple modular architecture.
  • Easy customization.
  • Emacs provides a dozen of built-in themes you can use out-of-the-box. Zenburn is the default color theme in Prelude.
  • Prelude provides extra functionality through modules. Prelude modules are plain old Elisp libraries.
  • Enhanced support for a wide range of programming languages.

Website: prelude.emacsredux.com
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Bozhidar Batsov and contributors
License: GNU General Public License, version 3

Prelude
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Prelude is written in Emacs Lisp. Learn Lisp with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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