Monthly Archives: July 2015

Function Navigation

Here's a handy tip from Wilfred Hughes for navigation around functions: Emacs shortcuts of the day: C-M-a moves to beginning of a function, C-M-e to the end, and C-M-h selects it. — Wilfred Hughes (@_wilfredh) June 18, 2015

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Mickey on Magit 2.x

Back before the latest big upgrade, Mickey wrote a wonderful article on Magit that I covered here. Now Mickey is back with What is new in Magit 2.x. He covers the subject in more depth than Nathan Willis' short summary … Continue reading

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Tip: Balance Your Windows

Samuel Tonini has a handy tip for those occasions when you find yourself with lots of Emacs windows of different sizes. My Emacs tip for today: If you getting lost in a lot of different window splits of any size, … Continue reading

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Put a Fork in it.

Finally, there's a real push to get rid of one of the worst exploit vectors. Ever since Alex Stamos' tweet calling for an end-of-life for Flash there is accelerating agreement that it's time to kill flash. The idea of Flash … Continue reading

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Org Mode Cookbook

I've written about this before but it bears repeating If you use #emacs or #orgmode and you write techincal documents check out: http://t.co/gcw0KMWRXy — David Bjergaard (@dbjergaard) June 10, 2015

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Org Returns

Org mode can be a sort of odd beast when you're editing in one of its buffers. That's because even though it's plain text it's also providing a way of structuring text. Grant Rettke takes note of this fact and … Continue reading

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Emacs Redux on Avy

I've been a fan of ace-jump-mode ever since I saw Magnar Sveen's outstanding video on jumping around. Development on the package has gone dormant but abo-abo came to the rescue with avy. I've written about avy previously and agree with … Continue reading

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Emacs Zen

Bryan Roberts over at Soul Physics has an interesting Githup repository, called Emacs Zen, that shows how to set up Emacs on OS X as a LaTeX/Markdown/HTML/CSS/JavaScript system. If you want an Emacs installation geared for writing, his repository has … Continue reading

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Tiny

Eric James Michael Ritz has an excellent post on another of abo-abo's great packages.

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Ubiquitous Encryption

Bruce Schneier has an update on the NSA's XKEYSCORE program. As usual with Schneier's writing, it's an interesting and informative read. What I liked most, though, was this observation at the end Ubiquitous encryption is the bane of listeners worldwide, … Continue reading

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