Category: Windows

  • Setting up ownCloud

    I’ve spent some of my spare time lately researching on ways to have better control of my calendar, contacts, important files that I sync to different places, and such. My objective is to move those things away from big cloud providers like Google, Microsoft, Dropbox, Skype, and so on. I am happy to report that […]

  • Introducing JiMetrics

    For the impatient, here is the link to JiMetrics web site, where you can get the scripts and get going. To learn why it is called JiMetrics, you will have to read all the way to the end. During the last couple of years, I’ve been working with health care related BI data warehouse, running […]

  • My .emacs file

    I am using the Evil package, which essentially embeds the Vim editor inside Emacs. As I documented here, the behavior of ( and ) commands is inconsistent with that of Vim: in Vim, ( and ) move the cursor based on sentence, but in Evil, its move is based on paragraph. I think I can […]

  • Evil Emacs, best of both worlds?

    First, let’s get this out of the way. This is not a rant against Vim, or Emacs, for that matter. I am not interested in joining the epic religious battle between the two. In fact, if you are not using either one, I highly recommend learning one of them. Both have steep learning learning curves […]

  • Setting up Windows development environment with VirtualBox

    Over the years, I’ve used many virtualization software for testing, hacking, and development work. So far my favorite virtualization software is VirtualBox. I’ve written about using Vagrant and Veewee to make that process easier. I’ve since changed my strategy slightly: I don’t recommend using Veewee anymore, because silly Ruby compatibility issues. I like the idea […]