I just reconfigured my laptop with a new system (a form of Linux) and, almost as important, a new power brick. That second item may be more interesting than it sounds for some of you; I’ll write that up later. This change also meant trashing my emacs configuration file. I didn’t have to trash it, … Continue reading Do you know where your .emacs file is? UPDATED
Apropos this, cribbed from the GNU Emacs manual by (originally) Richard Stallman: 35.6 Mail Amusements ==================== `M-x spook’ adds a line of randomly chosen keywords to an outgoing mail message. The keywords are chosen from a list of words that suggest you are discussing something subversive. The idea behind this feature is the suspicion that … Continue reading Emacs Mail Amusements
This is very nice: hat tip: Got Emacs?
Land of Lisp: Learn to Program in Lisp, One Game at a Time! is a book about lisp programming. If you are into programming for fun, artificial intelligence, role playing games, or an emacs user, you should take a look at this book. I’ve got some info on this book as well as a few … Continue reading A List Of Lisp and Emacs Books
I have a small laptop that I carry to the coffee shop for writing. It is a bit shaky in the hardware department, very small, and has no functioning wireless. The hard drive is encrypted. These attributes together make it the perfect laptop to carry around between, say, the gym, the coffee shop, the grocery … Continue reading Emulating The Terminal Emulators For Fun (with emacs color-theme)
I like the way the godfather smiles when they talk about git.
After a little messing around with interesting emacs goodies, we might as well get right on to the good stuff. emacs uses a concept called “modes.” You’ll learn about that if you use emacs. For now, what you need to know is that there are “major modes” and “minor modes” and we’re only interested in … Continue reading emacs for writers: org mode
Emacs Column Editing from Mark Mansour on Vimeo.
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