Xah Emacs Blog Archive 2014-12
Clojure Instaparse Parser Tutorial (draft version. Read in peril and pain)
Emacs Lisp Function Frequency (updated with popup doc)
discovered a new keyboard mechanical key switch, the Cherry ML switch. The interesting thing is that it's not a full depth key, but somewhat like laptop key, but taller. Yet, mechinacl switch. See: Cherry G84 4100 Keyboard
see also Best Keyboards for Emacs
Get yourself one for the holidays. Logitech Gaming Keyboards (minor update)
Clojure lisp binding forms: syntax sugar on drugs. Clojure Tutorial: Parallel Assignment, Destructure Binding
old article. The issue resurfaced recently by esr.
[On being web-friendly and why info must die By Eric S Raymond. At https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2014-12/msg00347.html , accessed on 2014-12-07 ]
GNU and the Open Source have like a 5 to 10 years lag in adopting technology, for reasons that are inadvertently intentional and or simply incapable.
Lisp, Clojure, Mathematica
every developer should buy a copy of Mathematica, because it will expand their mind. —Rich Hickey (Clojure inventor)
Here's some intro Wolfram Language, Mathematica
emacs bookmark autosave
(setq bookmark-save-flag 1) ; everytime bookmark is changed, automatically save it
In emacs 24.4, by default, bookmark is automatically saved when emacs quits. This change is not documented. You can change the default behavior, see updated: Emacs: Bookmark
See also: Emacs 24.4 New Features (released 2014-10) (updated)
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