Tag Archives: Emacs

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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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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Emacs Bullet Points

Bryan Berry has posted the notes from a presentation on Emacs that he gave to some of his colleagues. The notes are basically a set of bullet points on Berry's thoughts about Emacs. They're definitely worth reading if only to … Continue reading

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Reveal.js and Org Mode

Mike Zamansky is back from his trip and has a new video up. It's on making presentations with reveal.js and Org mode. This is a nice introduction to reveal.js and shows how easy it is to make a nice looking1 … Continue reading

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Intelligent Note Taking

Günther Hutter has a nice post on taking notes that can be exported to a nice looking document. His strategy is to use markdown to take the notes and then use pandoc to export them to and produce a PDF … Continue reading

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Writing Humanity Papers with Org Mode

While preparing yesterday's post on drawers and tags, I came across another interesting post from Clark Donley that discusses how to use Org mode to write humanity papers. This is a great thing not only because it helps non-scientific researchers … Continue reading

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Drawers and Tags

Last year, Clark R. Donley published a very nice post on using Org mode drawers and tags for writing. I missed the post when it was first published but stumbled on it now because it was mentioned in a tweet. … Continue reading

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Tidying Data for Statistical Analysis

William Denton has an interesting post on tidying data to make statistical analysis easier. This may be interesting to Irreal readers because he uses Org mode and Babel to tidy the data and then to analyze the data. The idea … Continue reading

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Temporarily Changing the Dired Listing

Here's a nice tip from @goaoio on temporarily changing the dired listing. 'C-u M-x dired' to tweak the options of ls just for this dired. #emacs Sometimes I add 'h' for human readable. — ε (@goaoio) June 29, 2016 Xah … Continue reading

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