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Emacs Alternatives for the pastebin Package

When discussing code with people I liked using pastebin to share snippets or files of code. I used Nic Ferrier’s grate Emacs package for sharing such things straight out of Emacs. 303 more words


My .emacs file

 ;; custom-set-variables was added by Custom.
 ;; If you edit it by hand, you could mess it up, so be careful.
 ;; Your init file should contain only one such instance. 189 more words

recentf - Find the recently opened files in emacs

I find I usually need to find the most recently opened files in emacs, and I find there is a built-in package “recentf” in emacs serves exactly this purpose. 67 more words


The Effect of Version Control Systems on Emacs Developers

In November 2014, Emacs switched version control systems from Bazaar (aka bzr) to git.  There were two main reasons: 1) bzr has kinda stopped development, and 2) using a version control system that more people are familiar with might attract more developers. 219 more words


Emacs and id3

I rip all CDs, vinyl and cassettes to flac for easier listening, but I also convert the files to mp3 for listening in the car, which has an mp3 CD player.  394 more words



Today I want to briefly talk about Luacheck. The program performs static analysis on Lua code, acting as a linter. Since my game development consists of code primarily written in Lua this program has quickly become an attractive tool. 357 more words

Programming Languages

Most often used Emacs functions for reference

Alt -> M

Ctrl -> C

  1. Mini-buffer quit = Esc
  2. Mini-buffer = M-x
    1. toggle-read-write : change the file to editable.
    2. replace-string : replace string
  3. Search string = C-s…
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