Given the fact that I heard a lot of good things about SICP (Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs) course, I said it’s time to see what was all the fuss about and give it a try. This course is more than 30 year old and still considered one of the best introduction to programming courses. So far I have no objections regarding this statement but I’m only beginning . Continue reading
Last week I decided it was time to switch to a more serious text editor. I already had my research done so all I had to do is start using Emacs. I knew that it will have a steep learning curve so I was prepared for what was to come. Of course in a few days, all I could get were a few information, but it got me to the stage where I can customize it and use it on a regular basis. Long story short I’m not an expert but I got things done.
I’ll split this article into 2 parts. The first one is for people who use Emacs but only need a list of packages, and the second is for newbies.
Because of some personal problems I was forced to use an old machine with Windows 7 on it. So I tried to replicate as soon as possible my working environment I have on a box which is running Ubuntu.