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Gnus news is good news!

Thursday 23 September 2010 Emacs, Gnus Comments

As I already wrote too many times, I've started to use Gnus 6 months ago, and never looked back.

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Emacs, Org, whatever the weather!

Wednesday 08 September 2010 Emacs, Org, Google Weather Comments

Another week, another Emacs extension!

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Emacs and OfflineIMAP

Friday 03 September 2010 Emacs Comments

I recently decided to use OfflineIMAP to synchronize my mails on my laptop. It's a great piece of software, and allows me to read my mail while I'm offline.

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Emacs, Google Maps and BBDB

Wednesday 18 August 2010 Emacs, BBDB, Google Maps Comments

Today's fun idea was to put all my contacts stored into BBDB on a Google Maps' map, using my Google Maps extension for Emacs.

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Updating muse-el in Debian

Sunday 15 August 2010 Debian, Emacs Comments
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Update on rainbow-mode

Tuesday 10 August 2010 Emacs Comments

rainbow-mode had a big success and good feedbacks when I released it for the first time a couple of months ago.

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Porting D-Bus to XCB: story of a failure

Thursday 29 July 2010 D-Bus, XCB Comments

Even if I recently stated I lost some of my faith in XCB, I still sometimes hack things to add support for it.

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M-x google-maps

Monday 28 June 2010 Emacs, Org, Google Maps Comments

Since I have started to use Org-mode, I though it was missing something to have appointment locations on a map. Of course, it's easy to get a LOCATION property from an entry, and then browse-url on Google Maps.

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Announcing rainbow-mode

Wednesday 16 June 2010 Emacs Comments

While customizing Emacs this last weeks, I had the need to customize also the color theme.

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Desktop notification support for Emacs

Wednesday 09 June 2010 Freedesktop, Emacs Comments

This last weeks, I've worked on implementing the Desktop Notification Specification into Emacs.

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