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The '''Unprofessional Delegates Networking Session''' (or '''UnPDNS''') is the exciting event that gets run alongside the Professional Delegates Networking Session. It's for everyone who can't (or don't want to) go to the PDNS.
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== Emacs BoF ==
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Do you have an interest in the Emacs text editor?
  
We took a break in 2013 when running the UnPDNS would have required us to wake up before 7am. Now that the PDNS is back in the evening, we're back for 2014. Woo.
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Time/venue TBD
  
* '''When:''' Thursday night (when the PDNS is on).
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Informal meeting to talk about Emacs.
* '''Where:''' Site 5, Matilda Bay Reserve, right next to the University. See [http://www.dec.wa.gov.au/images/stories/parks/key_attractions/mb_reserve_map_2010_2.jpg this map] for info.
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* '''What:''' A BBQ (to be confirmed). Food will be $5, and we'll be selling various soft drinks. Alcohol is '''strictly BYO only'''; selling alcohol is in contravention of Western Australia liquor licensing laws.
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=== Attending ===
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Things we can cover:
  
Add your name so we can figure out how much food to buy. If you're a vegetarian or vegan, add a '''(V)''', so we know how much vegetarian stuff to buy.
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* Preview discussion for [http://lca2014.linux.org.au/schedule/30260/view_talk?day=wednesday Rock Your Emacs] workshop
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* Getting started with emacs
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* org-mode to keep yourself organised
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* magit for working with git
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* Emacs 24: package management, lexical variables, oh my!
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* Elnode the async emacs-lisp webserver
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* Guile and emacs and elisp, oh my!
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* what's new in emacs 24.4
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* How to deal with coming across from Vi(m)
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* [http://lists.softwarefreedom.com.au/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/emacs-au-discuss|Australian emacs users mailing list]
  
# [[Christopher Neugebauer]] (might also be semi-running it sort of)
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Please add other topics you'd like to cover.
# [https://twitter.com/LGnome Adam Harvey] (usually gets roped into some sort of organisational activity, or at least collecting money)
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# Mike Fabre ([https://twitter.com/mijofa1 @mijofa1], mijofa on IRC)
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Event Organiser:
# Bianca Gibson (bianca.rachel.gibson@gmail.com) (No heavily processed foods from need, not preference. BBQd meat fillet and fresh salad (chop up veges and throw them in a bowl) with optional home made dressing is fine. Happy to help with cooking.)
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Jason Lewis
# Elizabeta Sørensen ([https://twitter.com/zemmiph0bia @zemmiph0bia])(happy to help with cooking, fructose and gluten free)
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# [[Craige McWhirter]] - eater of all things. Will help [[Christopher Neugebauer]] if he needs a hand.
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== Update after the BoF ==
# [[Daniel Bryan]] +1 other. Will help with vegetarian food (a nice salad or sth) [https://twitter.com/lodoicea @lodoicea]
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Thanks for attending. Topics covered included:
# [[Russell Coker]] Happy to help out. Don't need anything special to eat, sausages in bread is great.
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# [[Mike O'Connor]] I'll eat most BBQ food, happy to help
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=== getting started with emacs for vi users===
# [[Devdas Bhagat]] Happy to help
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do the emacs tutorial. Launch emacs and type Ctrl-h followed by the letter t
# David Bell (Happy to help with organising, cooking and eating)
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# Stephen Edmonds - happy to help
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Also investigate evil mode, but this just delays learning emacs proper.
# Lisa Sands
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* dired
# Andrew Sands
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Great for file management
# John McCabe-Dansted
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=== mmm mode ===
# Mark Ellem (can clean BBQ's and help set up)
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multiple modes. I'm of the opinions multi modes is hard and there is no really good solution for this.  
# Jethro Carr (V)
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=== web mode ===
# [[User:Nick Clifford|Nick Clifford]]
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for php/html/css
# Thomas Chung (will do clean-up/physical labor for BBQ food)
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=== magit screencast ===
# [[User:Alastair Irvine|Alastair Irvine]] ([[User talk:Alastair Irvine|talk]])
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meet magit on vimeo, alex vollmer
# [[User:Daniel sobey|Daniel Sobey]]
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=== require uniquify ===
# [https://twitter.com/tsuite Sebastian Cook]
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makes names of buffers unique based its path if you are editing multiple files of the same name
# [[User:Jeremy Visser|Jeremy Visser]] (happy to rotate snags if needed)
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=== iswitchb-mode ===
# cardre
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icomplete-mode replaced it in 24.4
# [[User:Paul_Wayper|Paul Wayper]]. Happy to perform sausorotation, teach juggling, recite limericks, and shop for food if needed.
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=== smart-parens ===
# [[Benno Rice]]
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what all the cool kids are using these days instead of paredit
# [[Samuel Bishop]]
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=== [http://lists.softwarefreedom.com.au/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/emacs-au-discuss emacs users mailing list] ===
# Eyal Lebedinsky
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# Kimberley Manning
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=== 8 in attendance including 2 intrepid vi users. ===
# Jamie Birse (+3 family)
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Jason Lewis<br />
# Peter Vesely
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Ben Sturmfels<br />
# Mitch Davis
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Brendan O'Dea<br />
# Julius Roberts
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Thomas Petazzoni<br />
# Angus Gratton (V)
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Margaret Wood<br />
# [https://twitter.com/iamjeffthemann Jeff]
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Nick Urbanik<br />
# Mark Glossop (am local attendee; have car and can assist with transporting foodstuffs if needed)
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Lyndon White<br />
# Geordie Millar
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Shane MacPhillamy
# Michael Wheeler
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=== a mode for Device Tree language ===
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check if there is a mode for dns bind, might be similar.
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=== for further info on emacs ===
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IRC channel on freenode.
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emacs wiki
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=== Other topics we didn't have time to mention ===
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==== multiple cursor mode.====
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check out Magnar Sveen's videos on http://emacsrocks.com/ to have your mind blown.
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==== elpa ====
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Emacs lisp package archive http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ELPA
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==== emacs mail clients ====
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[http://notmuchmail.org/ Not Much Mail]
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[http://www.djcbsoftware.nl/code/mu/mu4e.html mu4e]
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==== calc ====
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RPN calculator mode in emacs
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==== Easy PG ====
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EasyPG is an all-in-one GnuPG interface for Emacs. It has two aspects: convenient tools which allow to use GnuPG from Emacs (EasyPG Assistant), and a fully functional interface library to GnuPG (EasyPG Library).
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[http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/EasyPG]

Latest revision as of 16:33, 8 January 2014

Contents

Emacs BoF

Do you have an interest in the Emacs text editor?

Time/venue TBD

Informal meeting to talk about Emacs.

Things we can cover:

  • Preview discussion for Rock Your Emacs workshop
  • Getting started with emacs
  • org-mode to keep yourself organised
  • magit for working with git
  • Emacs 24: package management, lexical variables, oh my!
  • Elnode the async emacs-lisp webserver
  • Guile and emacs and elisp, oh my!
  • what's new in emacs 24.4
  • How to deal with coming across from Vi(m)
  • emacs users mailing list

Please add other topics you'd like to cover.

Event Organiser: Jason Lewis

Update after the BoF

Thanks for attending. Topics covered included:

getting started with emacs for vi users

do the emacs tutorial. Launch emacs and type Ctrl-h followed by the letter t

Also investigate evil mode, but this just delays learning emacs proper.

  • dired

Great for file management

mmm mode

multiple modes. I'm of the opinions multi modes is hard and there is no really good solution for this.

web mode

for php/html/css

magit screencast

meet magit on vimeo, alex vollmer

require uniquify

makes names of buffers unique based its path if you are editing multiple files of the same name

iswitchb-mode

icomplete-mode replaced it in 24.4

smart-parens

what all the cool kids are using these days instead of paredit

emacs users mailing list

8 in attendance including 2 intrepid vi users.

Jason Lewis
Ben Sturmfels
Brendan O'Dea
Thomas Petazzoni
Margaret Wood
Nick Urbanik
Lyndon White
Shane MacPhillamy

a mode for Device Tree language

check if there is a mode for dns bind, might be similar.

for further info on emacs

IRC channel on freenode.

emacs wiki

Other topics we didn't have time to mention

multiple cursor mode.

check out Magnar Sveen's videos on http://emacsrocks.com/ to have your mind blown.

elpa

Emacs lisp package archive http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ELPA

emacs mail clients

Not Much Mail

mu4e

calc

RPN calculator mode in emacs

Easy PG

EasyPG is an all-in-one GnuPG interface for Emacs. It has two aspects: convenient tools which allow to use GnuPG from Emacs (EasyPG Assistant), and a fully functional interface library to GnuPG (EasyPG Library). [1]