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ESS R workflow with package management in renv (or Packrat)

I do all my R development in Emacs via org-mode and ESS. All of my R projects are managed out of a single org-mode document (studies.org). Each project has a header and is tangled to its own project ...
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How to develop a package I also have installed?

When developing a package which is also installed via an online repository, there is a practical problem. /source/my-emacs-package git repository where I have my code. ~/.config/emacs/elpa/my-emacs-...
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How to run commands from other packages if they exist, without depending on them?

I have package that has no relation to evil-mode, but doesn't work well when the command is repeated. While the repeat command can be disabled, I don't want to add a dependency on evil mode just to ...
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Debugging “Package lacks a file header”

I'm playing around with developing and publishing an Emacs package, very simple stuff, just trying things out before I commit to a bigger project. The problem that I'm having is that after I've made a ...
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describe-package commentary for non built-in packages

Currently, it seems like describe-package will only show the contents of the 'commentary' section for packages that are builtin. For example (describe-package 'python) show a detailed description of ...
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Suggestions for a well-thought structure, for instant results inside browser from buffers

Situation First, I hope you will not mind my poor English. When you're working with websites/webapplications, there is a good chance that you will work with HTML/CSS files. When editing such files in ...
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Using straight.el to develop your own package which is also on github

I am considering using straight.el, but reading the docs, I have difficulties to understand whether the particular use cases I am interested in are handled as I hope to. Here are the cases: I have ...
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Best practice for packages cache files?

With packages that create cache, where open buffers may have cached information stored in a directory ~/.config/emacs/my-package-cache/ for e.g. What is the best practice to prevent cache ...
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Recommendations for eval on save workflow for projects?

I've started to write a package and excessive use of the interactive eval-* functions has become a pain point for me. After I make a change re-evaluating entire file or package is almost always ...