On generating UUID

I have been using UUID for several different things now, and I have been using uuidgen program available on Linux. Since I use Emacs, I wanted to better way of generating UUID right from Emacs. Ergoemacs has good coverage about it back in 2011 about it. There is a example that uses the uuidgen program: […]

Upgrading Org-mode 8.0

Org-mode 8.0 is out, and overall, it looks like interesting update to already awesome package for Emacs. This update is dirsruptive updates, which means there are something that can be broken and requires updates. One of the issue I had was how it handles LaTeX output. For instance, I had the following in my init.el […]

Setting Emacs Custom Splash

Since there were some inquiries about this one… This is actually built-in function of Emacs. First, prepare a graphic file for it. Any size probably will do as long as it’s small enough that fits on the screen. Default graphic is 270×217, so you may want to choose it. Any format that Emacs supports will […]

SKK Package

Since DDSKK’s official site is down for a week now, for those who needs installation file for SKK, I’ve created SKK package that can be used to install SKK. It has everything you need to install. This contains SKK package as well as some, but not all, dictionary files, as recent as two weeks ago. Here […]

My Random Emacs LISP Scripts

I’m not particularly, LISPer, but I do code some Emacs LISP for my convinience. Just to pick a few… Create Random Buffer is a script to create some random buffer. I’m actually wondering why something like this doesn’t exist as default. (well, there’s scratch buffer, but…) Useful for experimenting. Anti-Space Invader is a simple script to make […]

Whitepaper: Org-mode at Sakura-Con

This article explains use of Org-mode in a context of convention management. Who am I? I am Japanese Guest Manager appointed by relations department of Sakura-Con 2012. My duty at Sakura-Con involves management of Japanese guests of honor for Sakura-Con 2012; everything related to Japanese guests, from schedule managements, human resources, to the field management […]

Org-mode and Why You Should Consider Using It

Org-mode is certainly best one of many things I’ve discovered in first 2 months in 2012. Now I use it for anything from note taking, convention management, and even writing full report. This was great discovery to me, that recently, I have been started a lot of things on the web as well as on […]

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