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Vim hack: doing edits over many files

Posted by DarkLordCthulhu, 27 July 2010 - - - - - - · 286 views

There are two ways to do edits over many files. One (the way to avoid atall costs) is to tediously edit each and every one by hand. The other way is to write a script, either in sed, awk, or the scripting language for whatever text editor you're using.

The script method works fine, as long as the edits you're doing can be expressed as program commands. ...

Toning down the anti-MS rants

Posted by DarkLordCthulhu, 27 July 2010 - - - - - - · 265 views

I've resolved to tone down the anti-Microsoft rants I've been doing. Several members have criticized me for them, saying it sounds like I'm just biased and have a vendetta against them. I've stopped using phrases like Micro$oft and Winblows, because when I do that it sounds like I'm just making fun of them (ad hominem) rather than presenting an actual...


Posted by DarkLordCthulhu, 16 July 2010 - - - - - - · 285 views

If you look at the blog page for this site, you can see that one individual just posted eight entries in the last few minutes, all about things unrelated to programming or computers. It seems things like this happen almost on a weekly basis. I've noticed spammers tend to go for the computer geek crowd (I've seen this on Yahoo! Answers as well), especially...

My new account

Posted by DarkLordCthulhu, 15 July 2010 - - - - - - · 454 views

Hi, DarkLordoftheMonkeys here. This is the new account I will be using from now on.

BTW, how to I edit my signature? I can't find where to do it in the settings anymore.