Monthly archive for October 2010:

jEdit Macro for Opening the File Browser at Current Buffer’s “Project Root” Directory

Posted on October 13, 2010
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When I’m working with code in jEdit, my editor of choice, I like to keep the file browser open and docked to the left side of my editor window. When I’m switching between files — often belonging to different projects — I find myself reaching for the mouse in order to manually navigate the file […]

Getting Events/Tasks From the OS X Calendar Store in a Custom Format like XML, CSV or LaTeX

Posted on October 13, 2010
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Over the past couple of years I’ve gotten a few emails from users of icalBuddy who would like to somehow automate the task of generating CSV, XML/HTML or LaTeX output from the items in their calendar. Unfortunately icalBuddy isn’t set up to provide any kind of arbitrary output format (and I didn’t want to re-architect […]