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(use-package smartparens-config :ensure smartparens)

If you utilize use-package to install smartparens and require smartparens-config then do it like this: (use-package smartparens-config :ensure smartparens) This week I migrated to use-package and configured it incorrectly with something like this: (use-package smartparens :ensure t :config (require ‘smartparens-config)) Big giveaway: single-quote and backtick don’t work correctly in strict mode! There are a lot […]

BlueSky Statistics for R

[BlueSky Statistics is a] Fully featured Statistics application and development framework built on the open source R project Basically it makes the first 80% of the stuff that you want to do with R very easy. The very cool part is that you get the R output so it is another great way to learn […]


SAS (Statistical Analysis System; is a software suite developed by SAS Institute for advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics. The World Programming System, also known as WPS, is a software product developed by a company called World Programming. WPS allows users to create, edit and run programs written in the language of […]

MATLAB and Octave

MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and fourth-generation programming language. GNU Octave is a high-level programming language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It provides a command-line interface for solving linear and nonlinear problems numerically, and for performing other numerical experiments using a language that is mostly compatible with MATLAB.

R and S-PLUS

R is a programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is an implementation of the S programming language combined with lexical scoping semantics inspired by Scheme. S is a statistical programming language developed primarily by John Chambers and (in earlier versions) Rick Becker and Allan Wilks of Bell Laboratories. S-PLUS is […]

Milwaukee SAS Meetup

Milwaukee has a great SAS meetup. Zeke and the community are very nice.

Milwaukee R Meetup

Milwaukee has a great R-Users meetup. Zeke and the community are very nice.

VIM is a Perfect Configuration of EMACS

VIM is a perfect configuration of EMACS that has replaced Elisp with Vimscript and heavily utilizes transient keymaps and/or Hydras.

The Purpose of EMACS

The purpose of EMACS is to provide an environment for the unlimited expression of your creativity in which you can revel in the definition of as many boundaries as you wish, and then exceed them, repeatedly.

How to backward delete a word in Emacs