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Entries from June 2007

Package Faves: emacs-rails

June 10th, 2007 by Rob Christie · 173 Comments

The emacs-rails package turns emacs into a Ruby on Rails IDE. To put it simply, I love the package. It gets me excited to see this much active development for an emacs mode. The emacs wiki has a laundry list of the functionality that the mode provides. I don’t think a single blog post can […]

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Tags:faves · rails · reviews · ruby

Quick Tip: delete-blank-lines

June 7th, 2007 by Ryan McGeary · 259 Comments

The delete-blank-lines function is a simple yet handy tool to have in your bag of tricks. It is bound to C-x C-o. There isn’t a whole lot of magic surrounding it’s usage, so I’ll just quote the built-in help directly: On blank line, delete all surrounding blank lines, leaving just one. On isolated blank line, […]

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Tags:quick · tips

GNU Emacs 22 Released

June 3rd, 2007 by Rob Christie · 91 Comments

Emacs 22 was officially released yesterday. Emacs version 22 includes GTK+ toolkit support, enhanced mouse support, a new keyboard macro system, improved Unicode support, and drag-and-drop operation on X, plus many new modes and packages including a graphical user interface to GDB, Python mode, the mathematical tool Calc, the remote file editing system Tramp, and […]

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