Vladimir Lasky gave a very interesting talk about wordpress security at WordCamp Sydney 2012. In it he listed his essential plugins for a secure wordpress site. The plugins are: Login Security Solution Semisecure Login Reimagined WordPress File Monitor Plus WordPress Firewall 2 Admin renamer extended wordpress-table-rename WordPress HTTPS (SSL)
ido-mode in emacs has this great feature where it remembers old buffers you have had open in the past and offers then as choices when switching buffer using C-x b. The problem is that sometimes it will have names in the list you’d rather it didn’t remember. The solution is easy, simply hit C-k to […]
I’ve been trying to get gnus working in emacs in win32 for the past few days. There were a number of obstacles to overcome: Install gnutls The gnus README.w32 says gnutls should be installed and in the path. I found that it must be in the windows system path to make it work. Setting the […]
For some reason I never thought to search for this before. It turns out, if you CMD+double click on a web link in Terminal.app it opens the link in your browser. Very handy. CMD+Shift+double click for OSs older than Lion.
Recently I had a list of things in a org buffer that I wanted to turn into a numbered list but couldn’t find an elegant way to do it. The solution I came up with was to use a regex-replace to insert 1. in front of each line. Then I used org-mode’s C-c C-c to […]
A while ago I discovered M-\ deletes white space between point and text. Now I just discovered M-spc replaces tabs and spaces around point with just 1 space. M-SPC runs the command just-one-space, which is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `simple.el’. It is bound to M-SPC. (just-one-space &optional N) Delete all spaces and tabs […]
UPDATE: You might also be interested in my list of programmatic CAD tools. Brendan introduced me to openscad while we were at the hacker space last night. I really like it and I can’t believe I didn’t try this tool out before. You essentially write your solid design in a programming language. Its simple to […]
Maissa and I bought our tickets for WordCamp Sydney. Hope to see you there!