Edit with Emacs v1.13 now available

I’ve just pushed the latest version of Edit with Emacs to the Chrome App Store. Hopefully most people are already tracking the latest edit-server.el via MELPA but this does introduce a few minor fixes to the extension itself. A new piece of functionality is the ability to trigger bringing Emacs to the foreground from a …

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Edit with Emacs v1.10 released

I received a bunch of feedback and patches from my last announcement but I think all the outstanding bugs are now squashed. The edit-server.el has seen some love to make it more idiomatically correct for elisp. The main change is new code to handle editable DIV tags beloved of such sites as Google+ (which you …

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Chromium Privacy Plugin

Did you know every time you see a Facebook/Twitter/Social Media-de-jour button on a web-page it’s reporting your visiting patterns to home base? If you thought Ad tracking was a worrying invasion of your privacy then just consider how much info Facebook has on you along with your browsing history? While things like incognito mode have …

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Edit with Emacs v1.8

After a relatively quiet period a number of patches have flowed my way so I thought it was worth pushing out a new version. Perhaps the most “important” feature is the edit box flashing and fading from yellow after being updated (like It’s All Text). It wasn’t that hard to do given jQuery and the …

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Edit with Emacs v1.7

It’s been a while so I released a new version of Edit with Emacs for Google Chrome(ium). To be honest most of the changes are to edit-server.el. The most major change is moving all the frame configuration options into a single edit-server-new-frame-alist which might cause confusion if people don’t read the change log which is: …

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End to End Connectivity

We had a slight degree of excitement this evening when we got home. All the power was out and the refrigerating appliances were slowing defrosting. Due to the randomness of the breakers tripping we thought it was the boiler. As it happened it was a earth-neutral leakage that was causing the craziness. Once that was …

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What’s in your Browser?

The official Chrome Extensions page is coming and soon I’ll be seriously considering making a switch to my default browser setting. While Chromium (the open source component of Chrome) is a fantastically speedy, low memory and nimble browser it’s lack of extensions if the main thing holding me back from making the fully committed switch. …

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