Sacha Chua https://sachachua.com/blog/feed/ Emacs, sketches, and life Tue, 24 May 2022 03:16:06 GMT en-US daily 1 11ty 2022-05-23 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-23-emacs-news/ Tue, 24 May 2022 03:16:06 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-23-emacs-news/
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    • flymake-popon: Flymake diagnostics on cursor hover (NonGNU ELPA)
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    2022-05-16 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-16-emacs-news/ Mon, 16 May 2022 14:42:17 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-16-emacs-news/
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    2022-05-09 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-09-emacs-news/ Mon, 09 May 2022 22:14:11 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-09-emacs-news/
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    • le-thesaurus: Query thesaurus.com for synonyms of a given word (MELPA)
    • project-rootfile: Extension of project.el to detect project with root file (MELPA)
    • scholar-import: Import Bibtex & PDF from Google Scholar (MELPA)
    • sisyphus: Create releases of Emacs packages (MELPA)
    • timu-rouge-theme: Color theme inspired by the Rouge Theme for VSCode (MELPA)
    • tomelr: Convert S-expressions to TOML (GNU ELPA)
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    2022-05-02 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-02-emacs-news/ Tue, 03 May 2022 01:44:49 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/05/2022-05-02-emacs-news/
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    • sensei: A client for sensei (MELPA)
    • sql-cassandra: Cassandra support for sql.el (GNU ELPA)
    • uxntal-mode: Major mode for Uxntal assembly (MELPA)
    • whiley-mode: Major mode for Whiley language (MELPA)
    • workroom: Named rooms for work without irrelevant distracting buffers (MELPA)
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    2022-04-25 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-25-emacs-news/ Mon, 25 Apr 2022 22:53:19 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-25-emacs-news/
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    • stem-reading-mode: Highlight word stems for speed-reading (MELPA)
    • talonscript-mode: Major mode for Talon Voice's .talon files (MELPA)
    • tmr: Set timers using a convenient notation (GNU ELPA)
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    2022-04-18 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-18-emacs-news/ Tue, 19 Apr 2022 00:04:38 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-18-emacs-news/
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    • vundo: Visual undo tree (GNU ELPA)
    • wordreference: Interface for wordreference.com (MELPA)
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    2022-04-11 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-11-emacs-news/ Mon, 11 Apr 2022 15:53:04 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-11-emacs-news/
  • Emacs 28.1:
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    • ox-gist: Export Org mode buffers and subtrees to GitHub gists (MELPA)
    • tokei: Display codebase statistics (MELPA)
    • transient-cycles: Define command variants with transient cycling (GNU ELPA)
    • vampyricdark-theme: VampyricDark Theme (MELPA)
    • wal-mode: A major mode for the WAL programming language (MELPA)
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    2022-04-04 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-04-emacs-news/ Tue, 05 Apr 2022 00:59:14 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/04/2022-04-04-emacs-news/
  • Emacs 28.1 released (Reddit, also Reddit, HN, Irreal)
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    2022-03-28 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/03/2022-03-28-emacs-news/ Mon, 28 Mar 2022 18:08:39 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/03/2022-03-28-emacs-news/
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    • flymake-hadolint: Flymake backend for hadolint, a Dockerfile linter (MELPA)
    • gnu-indent: Indent your code with GNU Indent (MELPA)
    • ob-ada-spark: Babel functions for Ada & SPARK (MELPA)
    • ob-bitfield: Babel Functions for bitfield (MELPA)
    • ob-dsq: Babel functions for the `dsq` CLI tool by Multiprocess Labs (MELPA)
    • oblivion-theme: A port of GEdit oblivion theme (MELPA)
    • pulsar: Pulse highlight on demand or after select functions (GNU ELPA)
    • textsize: Configure frame text size automatically (MELPA)
    • translate-mode: Paragraph-oriented side-by-side doc translation workflow (MELPA)
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    2022-03-21 Emacs news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/03/2022-03-21-emacs-news/ Mon, 21 Mar 2022 15:44:14 GMT emacs emacs-news https://sachachua.com/blog/2022/03/2022-03-21-emacs-news/
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    • corfu-doc: Documentation popup for Corfu (MELPA)
    • flymake-markdownlint: Markdown linter with markdownlint (MELPA)
    • kmacro-x: Keyboard macro helpers and extensions (MELPA)
    • ob-compile: Run compile by org-babel (MELPA)
    • ob-powershell: Run Powershell from org mode source blocks (MELPA)
    • org-table-color: Add color to your org-mode table cells (MELPA)
    • prettier-rc: Minor mode for prettier to use local rc rules (MELPA)
    • starlit-theme: Deep blue dark theme with bright colors from the starlit sky (MELPA)
    • uwu-theme: An awesome dark color scheme (MELPA)
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