Monthly Archives: July 2016

Searching all Opened Buffers

Abo-abo has a post on swiper-all that everyone using swiper should read. It turns out that there's a command called swiper-all that will perform the swiper search on all opened buffers. That is, on all buffers associated with a file. … Continue reading

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Suggest

Wilfred Hughes has contributed a cute and potentially useful package that he calls suggest. The idea is that you're looking for an Elisp function to perform a particular calculation or transformation but don't know the function's name. Suggest asks you … Continue reading

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How to Get Started in Security

Parisa Tabriz has a nice post on how to get started as a security engineer. She does mention some resources but the post is not really a check list of things you should do and sites you should visit. Rather, … Continue reading

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New Zamansky Emacs Video Up

Mike Zamansky has posted the latest Emacs video in his series. This time it's about flycheck. As usual, the video is from the point of view of how Zamansky himself uses Emacs. The demonstration is mostly about using flycheck with … Continue reading

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The Emacs/Vi Holy War

I saw this tweet and it got me thinking. The #emacs versus #vim religious conflict feels like other religious conflicts: ignored by ever more atheists. pic.twitter.com/8o8ZoKVRaD — Charles Merriam (@charles_merriam) July 7, 2016 The tweet is, of course, snark but … Continue reading

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Why Literate Programming: One Man's Answer

Shane Cellos has a nice post on why literate programming makes sense. He tells the story of how he and an equally matched colleague worked on a relatively simple project. It was, he says, an ideal situation. One colleague with … Continue reading

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Emacs Gifs

I just came across a twitter feed that some of my fellow Emacsers may find useful. Each tweet on the Emacs Gifs feed is a small animated gif that illustrates a feature of Emacs. Some examples are sorting lines, searching … Continue reading

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Trackers

This is why you should be using Ghostery or something similar: Wow. 57 trackers are watching as I book a room on the Hilton website! pic.twitter.com/BkOfMcGW18 — Julia Angwin (@JuliaAngwin) September 17, 2014

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Guile

I haven't written much about Scheme lately because I wasn't able to get Guile to compile on my Macs. Today I saw this nice video of Andy Wingo talking about building programs with Scheme and Guile. He discussed the current … Continue reading

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come

"M-x" as a genderless honorific for a heavy Emacs user. — Trysdyn Black (@Trysdyn) June 19, 2016

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