Powerline for Emacs on OS X has a problem with its XPM arrows and sRGB colours. There is a rather lengthy discussion on Emacs’ mailing list about the root cause of the issue but without any substantial outcome.
In the meantime I thought I should take the matter to my own hands. I figure if the colour for the XPM arrow image is off by a little, maybe I can just apply a certain amount of offset to the colours used by...Read more ...
Emacs launcher Shell Script May 26, 2015
emacsl.sh is a shell script to conveniently manage Emacs in server/client mode.
Emacs launches slowly in ad-hoc mode. Every time you run
emacs some.file a new instance of Emacs
is launched and it takes a really long time to load all the scripts/plugins/etc before you can
actually edit the file.
There is a faster way to use Eamcs. Emacs can be used in server/client mode where the server only need to be launched once...Read more ...
Introducing Emacs Launcher April 20, 2015
Emacs Launcher is an OS X menubar app to conveniently manage Emacs in server/client mode and offers OS X integrations such as Drag’n Drop and “Open with …” support.
My motivation to make Emacs Launcher was simply because Emacs launches slowly. Every time you run
emacs some.file a new instance of Emacs is launched and it takes a really long time to load all
the scripts/plugins/etc before you can actually edit the...
How I Tweaked My Solarized Theme April 3, 2015
I am a recent convert to Solarized and so far I like it quite a bit better than what I used to use which was Monokai. I find Solarized’s dark theme easier on my eyes especially after a long day of work.
However as with almost everything Solarized isn’t perfect. Or rather, it wasn’t implemented to be exactly the way I wanted. Specifically the “line number” and “fringe” regions are of have a different background colour...Read more ...