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Vim Cheat Sheat for Programmers by Michael Pohoreski Update: Version 2.0 is up! There are now 4 versions to chose from: (If you are wondering what the differences are between the screen and print: the screen has less color variations, and no gradients to make it easier to read.) One designed for on-screen reading: PDF (Excel 2011 source),One designed for hard-copy reading: PDF (Excel 2011 source),One designed for monochrome printing: PDF (Excel 2011 source), andOne designed for Red/Green color bindness -- a "Blue" theme PDF (Excel 2011 source). The color coded Legend / Keys helps provide guidance for your experience level. Green = Essential Yellow = Basic Orange / Blue = Advanced Red = Expert

d - eclim (eclipse + vim) Headless eclipse server The most mature usage scenario that eclim provides, is the running of a headless eclipse server and communicating with that server inside of vim. Starting and stopping of the headless eclipse instance is detailed below. Starting eclimd Linux / Mac / BSD (and other unix based systems): To start eclimd from linux, simply execute the eclimd script found in your eclipse root directory: $ECLIPSE_HOME/eclimd Note 7 Tasks You Shouldn’t Use a GUI For Sometimes the GUI is just too slow. Learn how to resize images, add drop shadows, splice mp3s, clone hard drives and more with the command line. Here are a few tasks that you might want to consider using the command line for. 1. Resizing images Unless you are doing some sort of cropping there is no reason to load up Photoshop or the Gimp.

Spacewalk - the blue sky below us Blue BathSTS-116 Mission Specialists Robert L. Curbeam, Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang participate in the first of the mission’s three planned sessions of extravehicular activity as construction resumes on the International Space Station. Spacewalks – Blue Sky: 2006 credit: NASA Coming Home to Vim I’m a programmer. I work with text files for 6-12 hours every weekday so I care about the text editor I use. If switching to a different editor can increase my efficiency by even 10% it would save a good chunk of my time and let me get back to making cool things.

FencView.vim - Autodetect multiple encodings Have you ever met that after opening a text file with some kind of encoding you got a bunch of unreadable mess? If so, you need fencview.vim. Normally, vim detects file encoding based on 'fileencodings' option. For example, if we set this option like this: set fileencodings=ucs-bom,GB2312,big5 Firstly vim try to read file bom. If there is no bom, vim will try to decode the file with GB2312.

Top 10 Apps that Boosts Ubuntu’s User Experience 1) Ubuntu Tweak Ubuntu Tweak allows changing all the itsy-bitsy pieces of Ubuntu desktop OS. It is the equivalent of TweakUI for Windows. The Fabric of the Cosmos with Brian Greene: Watch the Complete NOVA Series Online Forget about inclined planes and pulleys. In this series from the PBS program NOVA, physics is presented as an exotic, mind-bending realm. The Fabric of the Cosmos, first broadcast in November, follows up on the 2003 Peabody Award-winning The Elegant Universe.

Vim is hard, I just want to click around More than a year ago, I wrote about switching to Vim. I was quite happy with how it all worked, but I found myself switching back to Textmate after a while. I read through a lot of dotfiles to “steal” some configuration options from others, took some time to go through vimtutor, read some blogposts and after a while, I was quite happy with how it all worked. My new, full screen Janus-powered MacVim editor, with sexy drawer How to Automatically Download Virtually Anything as Soon as It's Available we need a writeup on how to use showrss with bittorent or others. ShowRSS has feeds for lots of current TV shows. Registering on the site (for free) will enable you to create a single feed of all your favourite shows. qBittorrent is a cross platform (Windows, Mac, Linux) torrent client with a built-in RSS downloader. If you don't see an RSS tab, enable it from the View menu.