Wicked Cool Emacs: BBDB: Set up BBDB (April 12, 2008, 0) - The main address book and contact management module for Emacs is the Insidious Big Brother Database (BBDB), which can be integrated into several mail clients and other modules within Emacs. If you use BBDB to keep track of contact information, you’ll be able to look up phone numbers or add notes to people’s records from
Great way to learn Japanese (September 10, 2003, 0) - From Mario:
The forest is in danger of being overrun by evil slime! The only way to defeat
them is to study japanese!
Really. Its a CRPG which teaches you the basic kana and 200 kanji characters.
Hehe. What a fun way to learn.
Ruby (June 8, 2006, 0) - Somewhere along the way, I seem to have turned into a Ruby geek. I
spent the day converting most of my data analysis code to Ruby because
the interactivity of the Ruby shell makes prototyping so much fun. Now
if it were more like Lisp, I would be even happier. I suppose I
_could_ freak everyone out and start
Emacs on Mac OS X (December 2, 2004, 0) - Sven Kloppenburg said:
using Emacs on Macosx myself, I can tell you that emacs 21.2.1 comes
with macosx. If you want a more recent version, you can just checkout
the CVS-Emacs and cd mac; ./make-package —self-contained to get an
installable macosx-app that plays nice with planner.
btw.: a .dmg file is mounted by double-clicking it ;-)
Ooooh, nifty. I wonder if
emacs-wiki and automatic publishing (March 20, 2003, 0) - I use this nifty LISP snippet to automatically publish my pages whenever I save.
(add-hook 'emacs-wiki-mode-hook (lambda () (add-hook 'after-save-hook (lambda () (unless emacs-wiki-publishing-p (emacs-wiki-publish-this-page))) nil t)))
This used to be a fairly big hassle back when emacs-wiki tried to do multiline parsing for =,
but now it’s acceptably fast.
Next up: I wonder if http://lufs.sourceforge.net can help me