The other day I had the idea to do what I suspect, is a weird thing. I wanted to bind keys to other key’s characters in Emacs. This led me on an interesting journey through the Emacs source code until I finally found a solution. But Why I'm a software developer, so I hit a … Continue reading Defying your keyboard with Elisp
Vagrant wrapper allows you to store a single Vagrantfile in a predefined location $VAGRANTW_DIR and use that across multiple projects with ease. Think like the popular virtualenvwrapper but for Vagrant. An Example Let’s say for instance I have a project that looks like the following: ./example └── main.c 0 directories, 1 file And I need … Continue reading Announcing vagrantwrapper, use one Vagrantfile for all your projects.
As anyone in my proximity knows by now, I bought a new laptop. I’m kind of excited about it since it’s been a year, which is a long stretch for me (I have a problem I know), since I bought a laptop. To put some context on this review I think a little back story … Continue reading T480 Linux Review and How I Compromised on the Wrong Values
Anyone who has been in my vicinity for more than 5 minutes will know that I LOVE Emacs. Probably more than any person should love any piece of software, I spend countless hours tweaking my config and have even attended some Emacs meetup groups. So it should come as no surprise that I’m writing this … Continue reading Why Use Emacs
When I first taught myself how to program I entered what I would come to refer to as the “Middle School” of programming. I had just hit “programmer puberty” and I was brimming with knowledge but no idea how to apply it. So I went on a journey in search of a purpose; a way … Continue reading Welcome to the awkward stage of Intermediate Programmer
I went to Kansas Linuxfest this weekend and had a fantastic time. I decided to post my notes to the website just in case they’re useful to anyone else. This won’t be a great post to “read” but, if you’re curious about the kind of topics and things you can learn at a Linuxfest this … Continue reading Kansas Linuxfest 2017
This post is for people wanting to start a FOSS project. Specifically a FOSS project which is bigger than a weekend hackfest. Though most of the advice applies there pretty nicely too. I’m going to assume that you have some idea of what you want to build. If not this post will still have some … Continue reading How to start a (successful?) Open Source project