I’ve loved the idea of the Atom editor since I saw the initial announcement video three years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7aEiVwBAdk I used it on and off as a text editor since it was released. Sure, it was sluggish, but I didn’t think too much of it. I used Atom for a text-based productivity system a couple…… Continue reading Unfashionably still an Atom editor fan
I really like videos like this: https://youtu.be/HzZxcfVn_08 Open source as a way of doing things has such amazing potential to make our world so much better. Watching videos like this tend to prompt me to revisit my calendar and try find regular blocks of time I can dedicate to my dusty coding projects.
Interesting article on OnMSFT: Israel, scared off by Microsoft subscription deals, won’t renew Office licensing agreements: Under the current deal with Microsoft, Israel pays about $27 million a year for Office on the desktop, Windows, and server software being used across the government. The ministry issued a bold statement, saying “This will also encourage government… Continue reading An alternative to Israel’s expensive Microsoft licensing dilemma
An open source WordPress app on all platforms is good news for the open Web in a time when there seem to be more high walls around platforms.
I came across Hilton Lipshitz’s post titled “Standard Markdown” in my feeds that interested me. As you probably know, I use MultiMarkdown routinely and it has changed how I work. MultiMarkdown, of course, owes its origins to John Gruber’s original Markdown project and expands on the original syntax. I followed the link to the Standard Markdown link in…… Continue reading A very common Markdown spat