Tech: Using Spacemacs

In the past couple of months, I’ve been using and, a first for me, regularly contributing to this open source project called Spacemacs. Spacemacs is a new distribution of Emacs. Think what Ubuntu did for GNU/Linux – Spacemacs is doing the same for GNU Emacs. It combines all the existing great pieces and providing an […]

Migrated to Jekyll

You may have already noticed the blog is active again because of me accidentally leaving the Welcome to Jekyll! entry on the website.That entry was added when I created a new Jekyll repository and wrote a long Ruby script with lots of regexes and invocations of curl and Nokogiri to convert from the WordPress-exported XML […]

BGs Clojure Course Day 2

1 Pro Tip Pro Tip: Always set this in your REPL to prevent long data structures or infinite loops from hanging your REPL: (set! *print-length* 50) (set! *print-level* 10) 2 Workshop problem Starting the day with this problem: Given a text file, let’s find the n most common and uncommon words. Ignore certain stop words. […]

BGs Clojure Course Day 1

Continuing my journey of learning Clojure, I am attending BG’s Clojure Course. Today was Day 1. ~30 people in one room and BG as teacher for the weekend. Of course, I was looking forward to it. Most people in the audience had a background of mixture of C/C++, Java/Android, Python and Ruby. BG Clojure Workshop […]