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Using Emacs to send Tweets or Queets

Have a look at EmacsWiki's page on Twitter for suggestions. Personally, I've had good luck with Twittering Mode. twittering-mode on GitHub Use M-x twit as an entry point. It will handle ...
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How can I download a web page's source from Emacs?

Here's a really quick and dirty solution: (defun my-view-source (url) (interactive "MURL: ") (switch-to-buffer (url-retrieve url (lambda (_))))) url-retrieve is built-in to Emacs; there are also ...
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How can I download a web page's source from Emacs?

The w3 mode can do this with the w3-source-document-at-point command which by default is bound to s. You could also use M-! and invoke curl.
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Making skewer-repl work on external sites

Finally figured this out. Make sure that the following line is present in the greasemonkey script which you inject: // @include /^https?:/// That will enable skewering of every site. Now do a ...
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How do I use Emacs as a feedly.com client?

Did you test elfeed? Is not a client for feedly.com, but you can read your RSS feeds within Emacs anyway
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How do I use Emacs as a feedly.com client?

The answer is that you can't use Emacs as a Feedly client, or at least not without regenerating a developer key every three months. I received the same information as the folks at Feednix. There are ...
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browse-url: How to search the web for the keyword if the word under cursor (or selected) is not an URL?

This mostly does what you want: (defun my-search-or-browse () "If selected region, or thing at point, is a url, go there. Otherwise, use region/thing as a keyword for a google search." (...
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Encode non-html characters to html equivalent?

I just use an external utility (recode) for that (defun my-html-entity-encode (b e) (interactive "r") (call-process-region b e "recode" t t nil "..HTML_4.0")) E.g. select a region, then M-x my-...
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browse-url: How to search the web for the keyword if the word under cursor (or selected) is not an URL?

Another option which allows defining the search engine: https://github.com/hrs/engine-mode
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browse-url: How to search the web for the keyword if the word under cursor (or selected) is not an URL?

Some useful information are available at BrowseAproposURL to address this issue. One important package is keyword-search, which is available on MELPA. After installing the package, the command keyword-...
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Encode non-html characters to html equivalent?

This solution is amazingly ugly, but as far as I can tell, it works. Call it on the active region. (defun my-replace-symbols-with-entity-names (start end) (interactive "r") (let ((count (count-...
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