Posts tagged "coding"

Neovim again

· geekery · software · coding · ·

On the left, a terminal window running Neovim, shows a Markdown source file with coloured syntax highlighting and a fancy modeline. On the right, Marked shows a preview of the Markdown file rendered to HTML.

Neovim in iTerm and Marked previewing the same file

There are many things that I enjoy about both Emacs and Vim, and I have used both for extended periods. I remain resolutely neutral in the Editor Wars! Most recently, I have been an enthusiastic Emacs user. I used to use org-mode for planning and managing my tasks, but I moved back to Things for that a while ago for pragmatic reasons, and let Emacs deal with all my other plain text needs. However, I kept a very minimal Neovim setup in my Nix configuration that I would use for quick edits to files in iTerm.

Perhaps I’m on one of my periodic ‘minimalist’ adventures (which would seem to be borne out by my keyboard choice), but Emacs has recently felt a bit much to me, and made me curious about the current state of the art in Neovim.

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Using Huginn

· geek · coding · blogging · ·

My recent tinkering with Slipstream and has been going quite well. The convenience of automatically piping my social media activity elsewhere to Tumblr has certainly resulted in more frequent posting there, which was my main goal. While IFTTT is easy to use, it has its limitations, but I didn’t know of any alternatives. That was until I accidentally came across Huginn.

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