Typing Underscores Faster In Emacs

I recently saw a Twitter post that showed how to type the “_” (underscore) faster. I really liked the idea and tried it out. Sure enough, I loved it but the issue was that key-chord was slow and I didn’t want to install a package just to use it once. So, I decided to try to create one without the need of key-chord and I got something running that works for me.

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Setting Emacs Transparency

This is a simple function that I have in my init.el to control the transparency of emacs.

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Writing Ghost Blog Posts From Emacs

I use Ghost to blog and I have to say that the people behind it are amazing. They did an awesome job with it since it’s so easy and simple to do everything! But as much as I love ghost, I can’t stand the fact that I have to leave emacs to write a simple blog post. So what would any emacs lover do? Make it so that you write it in emacs!

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Creating And Deploying Org Mode Jekyll Site To Github Pages

We’ll go over how to create a Jekyll site using Org-mode and how to deploy it to Github Pages! I won’t go over styling and creating a nice Jekyll site, just building a bare bones basic one, and deploying to GitHub.

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Simple Vala App

In this post we’ll go over how to create a simple Vala application. This app will just act as a counter. For example, whenever a user presses the “+” button the counter is incremented, the reverse happens with the “-“ button.

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Python's New Module: Zipapp

Zipapp is a new module that is coming out in Python 3.5 (As of this writing it’s in alpha stage 3). The purpose of this module is to make a single standalone executable package from multiple Python files.

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