Eschewing Zshell for Emacs
The Emacs Shell, or EShell, is a unique and quite powerful shell that allows you to write your supporting functions in Lisp. This article explores its features.
Why Learn Emacs for Great Good
As a professional software engineer, I'm stunned that put up with an editor that insists that you bind your fingers to someone else's accepted practice...
Clustered Random Numbers
Using functional programming techniques and the standard functions from Underscore to generate random numbers that favor particular numbers. Useful for picking colors.
Getting Started with Emacs
Just learning? Well, this ancient editor can be modernized for someone without much memory already embedded in their fingertips.
Once upon a time, the Spring Framework was the cat's meow. Now, it has been branded with the evil moniker, Enterprise Software. But I have my own reasons for not caring too much for it.
How to get your aliases working in Emacs' pretty cool Eshell.
zsh: The Git Module
How many times do you type 'git status' or 'git add --update'? Perhaps an alias or two is in order?
zsh: Precommands and a Better Find
A precommand is a shell instruction that affects how the rest of the command line behaves. Zshell's nifty 'noglob' worked well for aliases.
The Evolution of the Web
What is the intrinsic purpose of the internet? Anything more than talking oranges and bad music videos? Afraid not.
zsh: More Word Expansion
Zshell has modifiers for the parameter (word) designators I mentioned last time. Let's look at some of these.
zsh: OSX Module
What is in the "osx" module that comes with oh-my-zsh? Let's take a look.