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Using Units in Calc with Emacs

Calc is an advanced desk calculator and mathematical tool written by Dave Gillespie that runs as part of the GNU Emacs environment. One special interpretation of algebraic formulas is as numbers with units. For example, the formula 5 m / s^2 can be read “five meters per second squared.” Of course it can!

emacs-refactor: A Generic Refactoring Tool for Emacs

Emacs Refactor (EMR) provides language-specific refactoring support for Emacs. It has a simple declarative interface for easy extension.

People who are really serious about software

People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware. — Alan Kay

Easily check src block correctness in org-mode

Thank you Nicolas Goaziou, for the beginnings of an org-lint. The goal here was to: Report an error if there is a source block without a language specified Report an error if there is a source block with a language specified that is not present in `org-babel-load-languages’ And, it does. (defun gcr/src-block-check () (interactive) (org-element-map […]

Notes on ALEC

Last week I blogged about pushing ALEC out to GitHub. My focus there was 100% philosophical, and I barely said a thing about the details. This post is to share some of the details. ALEC is my 5th attempt and configuring Emacs for myself. After spending nearly a year practicing Org-Mode, this version feels much […]

You just keep pushing

You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing. — Rene Descartes

Hyper-v plugin for Packer.io

Here is a hyper-v plugin for Packer.io. Great to see the infrastructure taking off for Windows.

Hakone Tozan Line

The Hakone Tozan Line (箱根登山鉄道線 Hakone Tozan Tetsudō-sen?, lit. Hakone Mountain-Climbing Railroad Line) is a mountain railway in Japan operated by the Hakone Tozan Railway. This company belongs to the Odakyu Group, and also owns the Hakone Tozan Cable Car.

Don’t run mode hooks during org exports

binchen has a nice post about how to disable org mode hook execution during exports. It can be a surprise when you run in batch mode and your export breaks because of dependency failures. Oh yea, the major mode hooks run during export even though you personally are not opening a buffer, Emacs is doing […]

How to debug expanded elisp macros

This video reveals just how amazingly it easy it is to expand and debug macros in elisp using the macrostep package. Via irreal.