Xah Emacs Blog Archive 2015-11
Emacs: Open File in External App (updated code)
Emacs: Abbrev Mode by Commands (updated)
Emacs: Copy to Register (updated)
emacs basics. Emacs: Copy/Paste and kill-ring (major update. On its own page)
Keyboardio, Computer History Museum, SGI
the Keyboardio Keyboard is going to have a demo at Computer History Museum on . That's neighbor to Google Headquater Googleplex, in Mountain View, California.
If you want to touch it, register at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-tinsel-holiday-product-demo-night-chm-tickets-19571449733
here's my analysis of its design. Keyboardio Keyboard Review
by the way, the building that's Computer History Museum has a rich tech history. It was a brand new office building of SGI's headquarter. Do you know what SGI is?
see SGI Logo Visual Illusion
Emacs: Hard Wrap Lines (major update)
Logitech G710+ Mechanical Keyboard now has a MX Cherry Blue version!
though, also discovered, there's a problem of this keyboard under linux. It spams 666! (but works fine on Mac)
if your main machine is linux, i don't recommend it because of this.
see my review for detail Logitech G710+ Keyboard
If you are buying a keyboard or mouse, check out
[The Latest Thinking on Computer-Related Pain By Ingfei Chen. At http://www.nytimes.com/ref/health/healthguide/esn-repetitivestrain-expert.html?pagewanted=print , accessed on 2015-11-25 ]
great article. Note, it's published in 2008.
Linux: Mouse Hover-Click
Emacs: Insert Brackets by Pair (updated)
3D Modeling, Keyboard Design, Clojure, and Emacs
truely enjoyed this video, at clojure conf. You see 3D modeling software, 3D printing, keyboard design/making, using clojure to control, and finally, emacs too!
see his blog at [3D Printing With Clojure By @Adereth. At http://adereth.github.io/blog/2014/04/09/3d-printing-with-clojure/ , accessed on 2015-11-16 ]
reddit discuss at https://www.reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/3twqhh/3d_modeling_keyboard_design_clojure_and_emacs/
ergoemacs-mode on hackernews. https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10586791. Thanks lelf for posting.
Emacs: Split Windows (new page, for beginners.)
Elisp: Sequence Type (on its own page)
Emacs: Copy Rectangle Region to kill-ring (complete rewrite)
Emacs: Edit Column Text, Rectangle Commands (old article. major update.)
Setting Up Emacs
lots minor updates and improvements.
Emacs: Set Color Theme (updated. 2 more screenshots)
Emacs Shell in Movie TRON
in the movie 〈Tron: Legacy〉, there's not just emacs eshell, but also vi!
thanks to https://disqus.com/by/michael_lockhart/ for telling me it.
Emacs: ParEdit, Smartparens, Lispy, and ErgoEmacs, xah-fly-keys (complete rewrite). Also see reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/3sfmkz/could_this_be_a_pareditsmartparens_killer/
Emacs: Select Line, between Quotes, Extend Selection (major update)
Emacs: How to Define Keys (major update.)
keybinding, is the essence of emacs. In emacs, everything is a command, and the way you call them, is keys. Even when you type a letter, it calls a command
A little emacs history. Old article. GNU Emacs and XEmacs Schism
emacs, restore opened files, remember cursor position, save minibuffer history. see Emacs: Init File Tutorial updated.
new Unicode emoticon font, Google Noto. see Download Free Unicode Fonts
Keyboard Monster one thousand function keys.
Gnu Emacs New Leader: John Wiegley
Wiegley as maintainer was discussed in the gnu emacs dev mailing list for the past couple of months, hundreds of messages.
John Wiegley is the author of eshell[see Emacs: eshell], a compiler engineer for like 20 years coding in C++, and is now a professional haskell programer. He lives in emacs.
there is several video interviews of John Wiegley. http://pages.sachachua.com/emacs-chats/chat-john-wiegley.html John Wiegley – June 26, 2012 from Sacha Chua on Vimeo.
John is a extreme emacs enthusiast, and his primary platform is Mac with strong desire to make emacs better on Mac too out of the box, and he is a very capable programer, and also a sociable person. I think John will bring a lot good things to emacs. Thanks John.
using 4 mouses at the same time is heaven.
Emacs: Delete Whitespace around Cursor (minor update)
hands-on trackball review, for those of you Repetitive Strain Injury
hand-on mouse reviews. One Logitech G600 Gaming Mouse Review, and the other Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse
my mouse reviews are at my Xah's Programing Blog. Subscribe there if interested. thanks.