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emacs: insert a literal tab, literal newline

emacs: insert a literal tab, literal newlineremember:• To insert a literal tab, press 【Ctrl+qCtrl+i】.<br>• To insert a newline, press 【Ctrl+qCtrl+j】.<br>Emacs: …

Eclipse is dead for Android development and I helped kill it

Eclipse hell<p>I've never been an Eclipse fan. I never liked it in the first place, but after years of use, I've grown to hate it to the point that I'd …

Is the Oculus Rift sexist?

In the fall of 1997, my university built a CAVE (Cave Automatic Virtual Environment) to help scientists, artists, and archeologists embrace 3D immersion to advance the state of those fields. Ecstatic at seeing a real-life instantiation of the Metaverse, the virtual world imagined in Neal …

org-mode ctrl-a & ctrl-e

I had been using a customized ctrl-a and ctrl-e (beginning-of-line and end-of-line) in my Emacs.Those of you who are OS X users: are basic Emacs …

Quickly Learn emacs and vim

Programming as part of a large project, such as building a new C++ compiler from scratch, is vastly different compared to a smaller task, like …

The Power Algorithm

The Power AlgorithmMarch 19 2014In this blog post I would like to show how a very basic idea like raising a number to a certain power could lead us …

Debugging Python on Emacs IDE

I've tried a few IDEs for standalone Python development. But end of the day I came back to Emacs. I love Emacs because it is lightweight, I can …

This is not an org-mode tutorial - while true live

I guess it was about a year ago when I decided to give org-mode another go; I had used it before but hadn’t been able to quite wrap my head around …

org-mode Observations 2014-03-18

org-indent-mode immediately struck me as perfect, but my personal preference<br>is to limit text width something around 80 columns. Making …

The Evolution of a Software Engineer

Software

What’s New In Python 3.4 — Python 3.6.5 documentation

Improved Modules¶<p>abc¶<p>New function abc.get_cache_token() can be used to know when to invalidate caches that are affected by changes in the object …

Python Programming

Configuring Emacs as a C/C++ IDE

Baris Yuksel has a nice set of videos (Part 1, Part 2) that show you how to configure Emacs to be a reasonable IDE for C and C++. In the first video …

Jonas Kalderstam on Twitter: "It surprised the hell out of me when I was making flowcharts and realized that they were useful! http://t.co/l1AZdOpcii"

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Vim’s Big Idea

Learning the lesson of vi<p>1976 was a good year for text editors. At MIT, Richard Stallman and Guy Steele wrote the first version of Emacs. And over at …

Auto-Mounting SSHFS at Startup

Mounting SSHFS at Startup<p>This tutorial was created using information from the following sites:<b><br>Connecting SSH Without Using A Password</b><b><br>How To Automount</b> …

Prose - A content editor for GitHub

The team over at Development Seed has released Prose, a really cool project that allows you to edit text-based content in your GitHub repositories …

Why Use Make

tmux is sweet as heck / fuzzy notepad

People occasionally ask me why tmux is significantly better than screen, and I end up mumbling the first few things that come to mind. This has yet …

Resilio: Fastest and Most Reliable Way to Move Data - P2P File Transfer and Synchronization

Improving the security of your SSH private key files

Ever wondered how those key files in ~/.ssh actually <i>work</i>? How secure are they actually?As you probably do too, I use ssh many times every single day …

Use Google Authenticator For Two-Factor SSH Authentication in Linux

For a very secure and convenient way to add two-factor ssh auth to your Linux server, you can use Google Authenticator. I’ll show you how to set this …

Learn Emacs Lisp in 15 minutes

I was surprised not to find an introduction to Emacs Lisp on http://learnxinyminutes.com so I created one. This page is now on …

Characters, Symbols and the Unicode Miracle - Computerphile

DIY your Dropbox -like backup with ZFS, sshfs and rsync

After some tests, I choose Ubuntu 12.04.3 as ZFS platform and Elementary OS as netbook OS. ZFS already supports replication among different system …

Retroactively Correct Authors with Git SVN?

I have a repository which I have <i>already</i> cloned from SVN. I've been doing some work in this repository in its Git form and I would hate to lose that …

How the Bitcoin protocol actually works

Many thousands of articles have been written purporting to explain Bitcoin, the online, peer-to-peer currency. Most of those articles give a …