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[20 Jul 2007 | No Comment | ]

Seems I am a bit slow to the party on Yubnub – I guess I kind of see it like a cross between the unix command line and the vi of search engines – it has modes, commands and even split screens:
For example: ls australia gives you all the yubnub commands that include Australia.
Here’s some of my favourites:
gaus <searchterm> – Google.com.au Australia localised search – pages from Australiagau ebayau <product> – Ebay Australia searchauspc <town> – Australian Postcode search shopbot <product> – Shopbot search (Australia’s equivalent of pricewatch.com)seek <job keywords> …

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[3 Jul 2007 | No Comment | ]

I remember watching the first screencasts of Ruby on Rails and seeing class structures appear as the author was typing and it was almost like “fill in the blanks” – then I found out it was Textmate, then I found it was a Mac only thing.. that left me out – anyways (Nacho libre spanish accent), who cares I am a systems admin right?
Yes, I still trudged around in my daily grind jealous of the textmate crowd and waiting for something similar… then e-texteditor appeared for Windows and Scribus appeared …

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[2 Jul 2007 | No Comment | ]

I keep forgetting how to do this – Note to self. Make a
How to change from a horizontal list to a vertical list of windows, and vice versa:
————————— horizontal list of windows to vertical list of windows —————————     W|W|W to     W     W       W
    :windo wincmd K
—————————- vertical list of windows to horizonal list of windows —————————-     W     W       W to     W|W|W
  :windo wincmd H

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[25 Jun 2007 | No Comment | ]

I came across this link today..the title of it says -15 Years of Vi + 5 years of Vim and still learning
maybe it’s my sick sense of humour but I like it plus it’s a great vim resource I need to keep track of.
The question is, is it a usability issue or is it just that it’s so powerful and so many features that it’s an endless learning curve?
On the topic, there’s a very funny book from 1997 called “The Unix haters handbook” I came across while visiting a local …