When you might want classes

Posted on Feb 19, 2024 in rambling

Sometimes it's much easier to work in inherently stateful design spaces with an Object-Oriented-first design approach.

Write your first drafts with pen and paper (...if you are able to, at least)

Posted on Feb 10, 2024 in experience

I wrote this blog post first on paper, and had a lot of fun doing it. Maybe you'd like to try it as well.

Reading CBZ Manga in emacs

Posted on Feb 01, 2024 in utilities

An excuse to write more emacs lisp, saving seconds of effort on my part in my quest to read all of "Naruto".

Trying out Meow, an emacs-native modal editing package

Posted on Jan 30, 2024 in utilities

Pros and cons of the meow package from an avid evil-mode user.

Making a resume in typst on my first time using it

Posted on Jan 18, 2024 in utilities

An exploration of typst, its positives and drawbacks according to me, and a neat and minimal resume template.

How to make a like counter on a static site, linked to Mastodon

Posted on Jan 16, 2024 in web

The answer is a little javascript, along with a little knowledge of HTML templating and the Mastodon API.

My first SRE/DevOps meetup, and a fun comedy show

Posted on Jan 13, 2024 in experience

My first experience of a tech meetup (in person!), followed by a pretty fun comedy show the next day.

The touch typing test text editor

Posted on Jan 11, 2024 in utilities

Getting the words to use monkeytype mode (typing test) in Emacs.

Automating what you can, and a rant

Posted on Jan 08, 2024 in rambling

Being mad at a programmer for being scared of automation, and a tiny python script to work with JSON.

A little bucket list

Posted on Jan 07, 2024 in personal

A vague goals-oriented bucket list

Recovering markdown files from generated html

Posted on Jan 04, 2024 in utilities

Getting all my blogposts back from this very site

Use the Friendly Interactive Shell today

Posted on Oct 13, 2023 in utilities

Evangelizing the benefits of fish over bourne-compatible shells.

Caveat on using use-package with straight.el

Posted on Sep 07, 2023 in utilities

A simple change that allowed me to use use-package more effectively, without weird errors.

Docker for the uninitiated

Posted on Sep 01, 2023 in utilities

High-level overview and tutorial of Docker, and maybe a reason to use it.

Compiling targets deep in a directory with make

Posted on Aug 11, 2023 in utilities

A jumpstart to GNU Make, and a really specific example of its utility.

Adding Emacs packages sucks (for me)

Posted on Aug 10, 2023 in rambling

My feelings on emacs packages and the allure of a minimal config.