I use a Win7 machine at home, and do my Clojure work with Notepad++ and an open command prompt.  Most of the time I’m in the REPL, and I get to this via leiningen.  It’s not the most elegant way to do things (I believe that would involve Emacs), but it ain’t bad.

I was just now tapping at the REPL and wanted to go back a few characters while writing out a function call.  Absentmindedly, I used the Emacs keystroke CTRL-b, and bloody hell it worked.  So did CTRL-f and CTRL-e.

Wow.  Considering that I’m sitting on my couch with my laptop where it belongs (on top of my lap), I’m thrilled that I don’t have to get all uncomfortable finding the arrow keys when editing in-line.  Woo!

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