TILiE (Today I’m Learning in Emacs): Printing & Exporting and Publishing in Org-mode

Figure 1: Attribution: en:User:Petteri (via CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported) Link to original image | Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0) I’m still feeling quite sluggish, really since yesterday, hence my earlier post. Still, I want to write something today because I learned a couple neat things in Emacs around printing. I’m also trying to understand how the Exporting and Publishing functions work in Org-mode.

“Developing” the Next Generation

Link to original image | Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) I have kids and, as a parent, I want to prepare them to be successful in their lives. I try to do this in a number of different ways: teach them to be kind, teach them respect, teach them to stand up for themselves, and other ways. One other set of skills I feverently

Thinking, Learning, and Blogging

Link to original image | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License As I mentioned in my previous post, Learning About Org Mode (Part 1 of n), I was reading (and now have finished) a great eBook by Sasha Chua called “A No-Excuse Guide to Blogging”. I’m trying to implement a couple of her ideas, namely, coming up with a question and answering it and documenting

Learning About Org Mode (Part 1 of N)

Link to original image | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License As part of revising what this blog is about and keeping it fun for me, I’ve been reading a few things I’ve found on the Internet on blogging and keeping writing a blog “fresh”. I’ve started reading a really good eBook called “A No-Excuse Guide to Blogging” written by Sasha Chua, a blogger who is interested

Fuzzy Morning…Fuzzy Day

Figure 1: A view of the weather and the inside of my head… A fair amount of snow today (though I know other places will get it much worse) and consequently everything is much slower than usual. This includes my thinking. I think I used up most of my energy just getting into work. This makes me think again of how we define when we

Woo Hoo! That worked!

After quite a bit of fiddling, I managed to get this whole set up to work. I’m now blogging from Emacs. Figure 1: Yes, I’m slowly turning into a penguin. This is obviously more complicated than just using the WordPress interface but I like being able to blog (mostly) without leaving my editor. That being said, things are going to be fairly basic until I

Hello, World (org2blog and Emacs)

Let’s see…this is mostly a test to see if this works. And to blow the dust off this blog. I’m trying to decide what sort of theme I want to pursue with this blog going forward. Being a nerd, I came back to it via reconnecting with Emacs (my text editor of choice in university) and with a little tool called org2blog. I’m in a