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Fri 22 June 2018

Using the Connfa open source conference management software set: the CMS

Posted by ankur in Tech (427 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

The Connfa open source suite looks like a great set of tools for conference management. It consists of a web application, a central CMS integration server, and mobile applications for both Android and iOS. I was looking at how one could use the mobile applications. The mobile applications get their data from the integration server, which provides an API. So, I looked at how to set it up and document my findings in this post.

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Mon 25 December 2017

Managing tasks, time, and making sure one takes a break: Integrating Taskwarrior, Timewarrior, and Gnome Pomodoro

Posted by ankur in Tech (1141 words, approximately a 5 minute read)

As the amount of work increases, it becomes ever so more important to manage time and work in an efficient way. So, there's Taskwarrior for managing tasks, Timewarrior for tracking them, and Gnome Pomodoro for making sure one takes regular breaks and doesn't let the long hours affect their health in a bad way.

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Tue 19 September 2017

Writing LaTeX well in Vim

Posted by ankur in Tech (921 words, approximately a 4 minute read)

Vim is a great text editor and LaTeX is a great document writing system. Since I write a lot of LaTeX for my research, I've been adding various Vim plug-ins to make my writing easier over the years. This post documents some of these additions.

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