One of the convenient things I quite like about Sublime Text is the easy to setup build system¹. It is pretty easy to add a custom build setup with Sublime Text, to compile a single C++17 source file, for example. Once configured it is very efficient and keyboard friendly to compile and run a C++ program with a single key press, F7 with default key bindings.

This blog post is about how to configure Emacs in a similar vein.

The use case I had in mind was to configure Emacs to compile and run single file C++ programs without having…

Chathura Colombage

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