Author Archives: jdboyd

Soy-maple Glazed Salmon, with Sauted Green Beans, Recipe

Soy-maple Glazed Salmon, with Sauted Green Beans. Including photos. Continue reading

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Hex in elisp

?\x48fc is a 16bit hex value in emacs.  So, for example: (- ?\x4ffb ?\x48fc)

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Mail Configuration with Postfix and Dovecot

(NOTE in 2011: This one post attracts enormous amounts of spam comments, so I’m closing comments on it, while still leaving comments on elsewhere.) Notes on configuring a SMTP/IMAP server with TLS, SSL, and SMTP AUTH, the least pain possible. … Continue reading

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PostgreSQL Notes

I don’t use Postgres quite heavily enough to remeber how to do certain administrative tasks. Having gotten sick of flipping back and forth between various sections in the manual, I’m making a page of notes here. Anything here is probably … Continue reading

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eval-exp-insert

I often want to calculate something quickly then stick it into the buffer I am currently editing. Previously, I would do something like type (+ 3 5) into the buffer, Type C-x C-e, see the result in the minibuffer at … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops

This is a recipe where ingredient precision does not matter.  Just use enough to cover the meat. 1/2 Tsp mustard 1.5 Tsp dried sage 1/4 Tsp cayanne 1 Tsp dried chopped onion, or fresh finely minced 2 Tbs oil 2 Tbs balsamic … Continue reading

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My BBQ Sauce

8oz tomato sauce 2TB molasses 1TB honey 1TB vinager (apple) 1/4 cup jackie D.a 2 teasp. worchester sauce 1 teasp. liquid smoke (optional) 1 TB minced garlic. 1/4 large onion dash of pepper   Boil 30 minutes. The rest is … Continue reading

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FreeType2 Usage Notes

The motivation of this page is that the FreeType2 tutorial doesn’t give you complete working code. Lots of people complain about the lack of very short simple working example. I too felt that was lacking, so I posted up my … Continue reading

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C/C++ Message Passing

Note: For C++ users, find an update at http://blog.jdboyd.net/2010/11/small-revisit-of-cc-message-passing-in-a-threaded-program/ My favorite approach to threaded programming is message passing, holding the shared memory for things that need it for performance reasons. eCos has a handy general purpose message passing system, but … Continue reading

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