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Vim: Better Line Wrapping With breakindent

When I'm writing with Vim, (which is almost all the time now,) I try to keep my lines to under 80 characters. This lets me have two vsplits on my small monitor and three on my large one, which is pretty much perfect. However, it's problematic when I enter a codebase that doesn't, because vim doesn't wrap lines very well. I spent a lot of time today trying to figure out how to fix this.... Read more

State of the Drewnion

Hmm, it's been a while since I've posted anything. Sorry about that. Here's a brief overview of what I've been up to for the past several months. Last Summer I interned on the Ads Product Infrastructure team at Facebook, and I mostly did things that were only tangentially related to my team's charter. I still can't talk about what I spent most of the summer working on, since it hasn't launched yet, but I had... Read more

Misadventures with Gitolite, Part 2: Configuring Hooks and S3 Uploading

I've been trying to set up a Github-pages like setup that allows me to update my blog with git-push. This is the second post in a two part series on how I got there. You may want to read the first post. So. At this point, I presume you have Gitolite installed. Hopefully you're using version 3, because this won't work with any previous versions. In this post I'm going to walk you through how... Read more

Misadventures with Gitolite, Part 1: Installing Gitolite

I've been trying to set up a Github-pages like setup that allows me to update my blog with git-push. This is the first post in a two part series on how I got there. Here's the next post. As many of you (all 3 of you, hi mom!) know, I host my blog on S3. I started doing this before I realized Github Pages was a thing, or else I would've done it there. (I... Read more

Adding RSS to Jekyll

As many of you know, I use Jekyll to generate HTML for this blog. There are some good Jekyll templates out there (like Octopress), but since I don't want to just another blog with a standard template, I rolled my own everything. This means that there a few (somewhat critical) things that I haven't gotten around to yet, like adding RSS (which I have now done, just in time for the death of Google Reader).... Read more
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