M-x Kelsin

A Hacking Blog


I’ve had to test a lot of OAuth applications recently and would often need proper SSL running on localhost for them. When working on tiny little one page Sinatra or Express apps I didn’t want to learn how to setup each framework to use SSL properly so instead I just use stunnel to do it.

Projectile and Global in Emacs

Today I started using my Mac at work for java programming. When moving from windows to mac I also wanted to ditch IntelliJ and start using Emacs for java programming. This will definitely require a bunch of custom Emacs helpers in order to help navigate large projects.

WWDC 2014 Keynote

I was able to catch most of the WWDC keynote today. We watched it in our bullpen on our projector. I first tried to get work done and eventually gave up and just watched. Lots of cool stuff on the way.


I wanted to see Maleficent ever since I saw the first teaser trailer for basically one reason: Angelina Jolie as Maleficent. The trailers looked fantastic and on that criteria… the film delivered. She looked magnificent!

Current Cygwin Thoughts

After trying out Cygwin for a while at work I have decided that I will keep using it on any Windows machines that I need to program on. That being said I found Emacs’s performance is very lacking so I’m not 100% sure on which method I’ll use to run Emacs in Windows.