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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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Announcing erc-track-score

Monday 07 June 2010 Emacs, ERC Comments

A couple of months ago, I've started using ERC to hang out on IRC.

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Thoughts and rambling on the X protocol

Tuesday 01 June 2010 X11, EWMH Comments

Two years ago, while working on awesome, I joined the Freedesktop initiative to work on XCB. I had to learn the arcane of the X11 protocol and all the mysterious and old world that goes with it.

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Making startup-notification XCB native

I'm trying to work on XCB this week. And today I've started to accomplish the second step of a long term goal: making an X11 only library using XCB as its primary interface instead of Xlib.

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Announcing muse-blog

Wednesday 19 May 2010 Emacs Comments

Digging into the fabulous world of Emacs and Lisp, I wanted to use it to build my personal Web site and my blog.

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Entering the Emacs world

Monday 17 May 2010 Emacs, Gnus, Org Comments
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