Enabling mouse support in Vim

Enabling mouse support in Vim

If you’ve ever logged into a server using an ssh client (like PuTTY), then you’ve probably used Vim. This infinitely customizable text editor typically runs within a keyboard-only shell, and thus only lets you use the keyboard (unless you are running something like gVim). You use the arrow keys to move the cursor around and a slew of keyboard shortcuts to insert, move, delete, or...

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git in color

git in color

By default, git doesn’t use color. It is gray gray gray. Bleh. But with a single line in your shell you can enable color for git: git config --global --add color.ui true Bam! Color for your git diff, merge, add, commit… Everything. It is amazing how much a little color can...

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Postmark is awesome for transactional emails

Postmark is awesome for transactional emails

Update 2/20/14: I’ve switched to SendGrid. I’ve been using them for a few weeks and am completely satisfied! Update 10/31/13: Postmark has terminated my account because they aren’t comfortable with the Fake Name Generator. I’m disappointed that they would make this decision, and I can no longer recommend their services. The Fake Name Generator lets people order (for...

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