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romainl / Don't use
Last active May 5, 2021
Don't use Vim for the wrong reasons
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Don't use Vim

Don't do the crime, if you can't do the time.

-- Anthony Vincenzo "Tony" Baretta

Vim is an amazing text editor. I love it. Really, I wouldn't [organize][organize] a Vim advent calendar if I didn't. But, as amazing as it is, Vim is not for everyone. It can't solve all your problems, or be a TUI version of your favorite IDE, or make you a better programmer, or land you that dream job in the Bay Area. But Vim can help you be more mindful, focused, and efficient, as long as you approach it with the right mindset.

Don't get me wrong, I certainly welcome you to try Vim, but I'm not a proselyte. I don't thrive on newbies. I just want you to use the right tool for the job and not waste your—and anyone's—time on a fruitless quest.

spicycode / tmux.conf
Created Sep 20, 2011
The best and greatest tmux.conf ever
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# 0 is too far from ` ;)
set -g base-index 1
# Automatically set window title
set-window-option -g automatic-rename on
set-option -g set-titles on
#set -g default-terminal screen-256color
set -g status-keys vi
set -g history-limit 10000
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### my-script — does one thing well
### Usage:
### my-script <input> <output>
### Options:
### <input> Input file to read.
### <output> Output file to write. Use '-' for stdout.

tmux cheat sheet

(C-x means ctrl+x, M-x means alt+x)

Prefix key

The default prefix is C-b. If you (or your muscle memory) prefer C-a, you need to add this to ~/.tmux.conf:

# remap prefix to Control + a
jennybc / yaml_frontmatter_r_github_document.yaml
Last active Mar 27, 2021
YAML frontmatter for R Markdown to cause rmarkdown::render() to retain intermediate Markdown file for .R and .Rmd files, respectively
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#' ---
#' title: "Something fascinating"
#' author: "Jenny Bryan"
#' date: "`r format(Sys.Date())`"
#' output: github_document
#' ---
zcaceres /
Last active Mar 23, 2021
Supercharge Your Bash Workflows with GNU `parallel`

Supercharge Your Bash Workflows with GNU parallel

GNU parallel is a command line tool for running jobs in parallel.

parallel is awesome and belongs in the toolbox of every programmer. But I found the docs a bit overwhelming at first. Fortunately, you can start being useful with parallel with just a few basic commands.

Why is parallel so useful?

Let's compare sequential and parallel execution of the same compute-intensive task.

Imagine you have a folder of .wav audio files to convert to .flac:

spl /
Last active Mar 17, 2021
Mendeley plans with pricing and storage details

These are the simplified pricing and storage numbers for Mendeley subscription plans as of 2019-01-10:

Plan Price/month Price/year (/month) Storage
Plus $4.99 $55 ($4.58) 5GB
Pro $9.99 $110 ($9.17) 10GB
Max $14.99 $165 ($13.75) 100GB*

This information is available only from their [upgrade page] and can only be

harrifeng /
Last active Mar 17, 2021
Compile emacs on redhat and centos
yum -y groupinstall "Development Tools"
yum -y install gtk+-devel gtk2-devel
yum -y install libXpm-devel
yum -y install libpng-devel
yum -y install giflib-devel
sachac /
Created Mar 31, 2013
Source code for my Emacs conference talk


  • Emacs learning curve?

Meta information


  • Mix of Emacs geeks skewed towards people who’ve been using this for a while (after all, takes a certain commitment to come all the way to an Emacs conference!)