EIEIO (“Enhanced Implementation of Emacs Interpreted Objects”) provides an Object Oriented layer for Emacs Lisp, following the basic concepts of the Common Lisp Object System (CLOS). It provides a framework for writing object-oriented applications in Emacs.
This manual documents EIEIO, an object framework for Emacs Lisp.
|Quick Start||Quick start for EIEIO.|
|Introduction||Why use EIEIO? Basic overview, samples list.|
|Building Classes||How to write new class structures.|
|Making New Objects||How to construct new objects.|
|Accessing Slots||How to access a slot.|
|Writing Methods||How to write a method.|
|Method Invocation||How methods are invoked.|
|Predicates||Class-p, Object-p, etc-p.|
|Association Lists||List of objects as association lists.|
|Introspection||Looking inside a class.|
|Base Classes||Additional classes you can inherit from.|
|Browsing||Browsing your class lists.|
|Class Values||Displaying information about a class or object.|
|Default Superclass||The root superclasses.|
|Signals||When you make errors.|
|Naming Conventions||Name your objects in an Emacs friendly way.|
|CLOS compatibility||What are the differences?|
|Wish List||Things about EIEIO that could be improved.|
|GNU Free Documentation License||The license for this documentation.|
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