Posts tagged "emacs"

Notmuch: (un)tag outgoing mail

In which we explore the mysteries of notmuch tagging outbound mail as 'unread' and 'inbox' (as if we haven't just written and sent it *out*), and find a simple solution after more effort than we expected.

Configuring Emacs with Org mode and literate programming

In which I share how I recently took my first steps into the world of literate programming via Emacs and Org mode. If you're looking for how to start configuring Emacs with Org mode or just a brief introduction to literate programming, this should be a good place to start.

Improve your workflow with Forge

In which I gush about my new favorite tool for working with GitLab: Magit Forge. Forge is an extension to the already extremely useful Magit, that integrates with the likes of GitHub and GitLab, letting you collaborate on issues and PRs without leaving Emacs.

My first Emacs Lisp

In which I heed Reddit's advice and write my first set of Emacs Lisp functions to customize Emacs. Turns out it's not all black magic and witches' brew! In addition to looking at why I wrote the functions, we'll be analyzing what the different bits mean.

Tips and tricks for the fledgling Emacs user

In which I RTFM. It took about 18 months, but I finally decided to delve into the dark depths that is the Emacs manual, and I made it through alive. This document contains some of the things I learned along the way. Remember: I did this so you won't have to.

Emacs, VSCode, and me

In which a close friend gives me some dubious advice and I fall in love with a text editor. Looking at it in retrospect, how does Emacs compare to VSCode, and, if I'd known then what I know now, would I do it again?