Prathamesh's tech blog

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May 16, 2019

Insights from the SICP meetup

Insights from the SICP meetup

We organized a SICP reading meetup on 11th May in Pune. Our inspiration was similar meetup from our friends Siddharth and Soham in Mumbai. This was the second such meetup that we did.

Aug 16, 2015

Log notes while stopping Org timer

Recently I started tracking the time I spent on various coding activities using Org mode. C-c C-x C-i is used to start the timer and C-c C-x C-o is used to stop the

Jun 20, 2015

Configuring web-mode with JSX

I use web-mode for editing different templates like html, .erb, .js.jsx. It understands React’s JSX tags also which is great because I don’t need a separate mode just for JSX.

Jul 23, 2014

Weirdness of Bigdecimal.new

Recently i was bitten by this weirdness of BigDecimal in Ruby.BigDecimal.new excepts initial value and number of significant digits. In one of my app, BigDecimal.new was called with string initial

Jul 20, 2014

Setting up ispell and Emacs on Mac OS X

I was trying to setup flyspell mode on new Mac and whenever i doflyspell-buffer but Emacs was throwing error -Problem - Flyspell does not work with Emacs. Can't find ispell. Mac OS X