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Using vim as an IDE

Tue 29 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

For a number of years now, I have been using vim as a lightweight IDE. The ecosystem of vim addons is rich. There are numerous plugins for creating tags to navigate a project, browse files in directories, highlight syntax and so on. What really makes it an IDE is the ability to execute code within the context of vim. read more


You Deserve Expensive Champagne ... If You Buy It.

Sat 26 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

I received some taster ratings from the champagne party we attended last week. read more


No Accounting for Taste

Sat 19 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

Many years ago, before I had kids, I was afflicted with a mania for Italian bitters. A particularly ugly chapter of this time included participating (at least in my own mind) in a contest to design a cocktail containing [obnoxious brand] Amaro. I was determined to win this contest, and win it with science. read more


Champagne Party

Thu 17 December 2015 by Steven E. Pav

We have been invited to a champagne tasting party and competition. The rules of the contest are as follows: partygoers bring a bottle of champagne to share. They taste, then rate the different champagnes on offer, with ratings on a scale of 1 through 10. read more