Month: July 2009

Emacs 23 is out!

“After only 2 years since the previous version, now emacs 23 .1 is available. It brings many new features, of which the support for anti-aliased fonts on X may be the most visible. Also, there is support for starting emacs in the background, so you can pop up new emacs windows in the blink of …

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Changing orientation via a stylesheet

This magic CSS code is able to change the orientation of the printed page:

For more information, take a look to the CSS Print Profile specification I thinked it was not possible to define printing orientation via a simple CSS! A very nice discovery indeed…

WebHome < Helium < TWiki

Helium Helium Logo Helium is a functional programming language (a subset of Haskell) and a compiler designed especially for teaching. The main developers and initiators are Arjan van IJzendoorn, Rijk Jan van Haaften, Bastiaan Heeren and Daan Leijen. Currently, Jurriaan Hage, Bastiaan Heeren and Arie Middelkoop maintain the compiler and associated tools. For more information …

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TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux

T r u e C r y p t Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux Main Features: Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk. Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as USB flash drive or hard drive. Encrypts …

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Erlang Book Review

After reading an interesting article on Erlang  and Java interoperability, I have decided to dedicate my spare time to Erlang. O’Reilly has just published a wonderful book on Erlang, so I decided to dive into it.

yasnippet – Google Code

YASnippet is a template system for emacs. It allows you to type a abbrevation and automatically expand the abbreviation into function templates. Bundled language templates includes: C, C++, C#, Perl, Python, Ruby, SQL, LaTeX, HTML, CSS and more. Yasnippet system is inspired from TextMate’s template system. You can use a tool to import any TextMate …

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