If you keep going back to the shell to find and open files, every (g)vim command will open a new instance. You can tell vim to use an existing instance using its command server functionality. Replace vim with gvim for all the commands if you use the graphical interface. [Continue]
Adobe seems to be really keen to get rid of Flash, at least on Linux. After 11.2, flash will be supported only through Google’s Pepper Plugin API, which is currently implemented only by Chrome/Chromium. Flash will be supported as an independent piece of software on other platforms. [Continue]
The Document Foundation, which forked away from OpenOffice, and looks after LibreOffice development is officially incorporated in Berlin, Germany. The legal form of the entity – rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts – means that it is an independent foundation that is supported by state authorities. As a LibreOffice user I am happy to see a vendor-neutral organization committed towards development of LibreOffice. [Continue]
Yes, open sourced, licensed under BSD license. It is good to see action from the Yahoo! Developer Network. [Continue]
Studies seem to suggest that brainstorming does not work. I have seen it fail before. Yet I insist that every group should have a try at it. [Continue]
The story isn’t a lot different. The open Web needs us to program to the Web standards. If we program to tools, we pit standards against the innovations that tool has brought to the table. [Continue]
The taskmanagemenvim plugin is now available in the vim scripts repository. Finally! If you would like to modify/add to the plugin, the code is available at github.
I had this in mind for a loooong time. Using private pages was a hacky way of getting things done with the older WordPress. As Lorelle had suggested, I have put together a very simple plugin – bits – using custom post types feature of the newer WordPress versions. [Continue]
You will see gradual changes to this blog design over next couple of weeks. In last couple of days, I have used CSS3 gradients for background color and media queries to change the layout a bit for different screen sizes. You can test it by resizing your browser to different sizes.