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Must have Emacs Mode

If you ever edit javascript code, the only emacs mode to consider is Steve Yegge’s JS2 mode.  The official page for it is here.  The annoucement page is here.  This javascript mode is an example of what more modes should … Continue reading

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Making Soy Maple Salmon with Sauted Green Beans

I had planned to make teriyaki shark tonight because shark was advertised on sale.  I bought the beans yesterday.  When I tried to buy the shark today, I found that they were sold out for the day (but might have … Continue reading

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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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