Monthly Archives: November 2015

Asynchronous Python in Org Mode

John Kitchin is so busy turning out little Emacs jewels it's a wonder he has any time to do Chemical Engineering. Of course, most of those jewels are in the service of solving problems with his research and his latest … Continue reading

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Chris Wellons on Emacs and RSA

Chris Wellons likes to make Emacs do unexpected things (see 1, 2, and 3 for instance). His latest example is an implementation of the RSA public key algorithm in Emacs Calc. It's only a toy implementation, of course, but the … Continue reading

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Moving Through Edits

Ben Maughan over at Pragmatic Emacs points to a useful package that lets you move back and forwards through editing changes. It's implemented in the Goto Chg package. The easiest way of thinking about it is that it behaves like … Continue reading

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John Wiegley on Haskell

Almost every serious Emacser knows by now that John Wiegley has taken over as the Emacs maintainer. Everyone appears united in their belief that this is a good thing and that Wiegley will be a great maintainer. As you'd expect, … Continue reading

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PDF Tools for Emacs

Over at Thoughts on Code and History, Matt Price has a nice post on Note Taking with PDF Tools and Emacs. PDF Tools is a replacement for DocView but with extended capabilities. Rather than build the PDF image in the … Continue reading

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Capture Web Pages as an Org Structure

The other day, I wrote about using lynx to capture a Web page as text. Later, No Thanks had another, better, suggestion @arghwhy Nice! fetch HTML into its #OrgMode structure, not just text. Thanks. — Mike Sample (@mikesample) November 12, … Continue reading

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Who Could Have Imagined...

…this would happen?

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The Publishing Workflow for ProGit v.2

As most of you know, I'm fascinated by publishing workflows. These days, my preferred scheme is write in Emacs/Org-mode and export to whatever final format I need. This strikes me as ideal. Not everyone agrees, of course. Scott Chacon, one … Continue reading

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Org Ellipsis

It's a bit silly, I suppose, but I really like this. It really does make things less cluttered.

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Capturing Links with org-protocol

A year ago, I wrote about how I quickly grab browser links and site links directly from Emacs. My solution leverages applescript so it's usable only on OS X. Since I do all my writing on OS X, I've never … Continue reading

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