Literate Programming in Spacemacs with Racket

Introduction So maybe one day out of the blue you thought to yourself, “I’d really like to work through SICP or The Little Schemer. And wouldn’t it be neat if I could do it all in the ultra-powerful Org-mode so…

How to scrape web pages with Scrapy and Python

Web crawling is a fun and rewarding skill to develop. Here’s how to get a basic web crawler set up with the Scrapy framework for Python. First you’ll need to install Scrapy. On a unixy platform, just execute pip install…

Configure Darkroom for Spacemacs

A little while ago I came across Pete Corey’s post on using Spacemacs and the Olivetti package to configure a minimal, distraction-free writing environment. I’ve used a similar setup for the last couple years, but my implementation uses the Darkroom…