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TUGboat 31:2, 2010

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TUG 2010 Proceedings

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Complete issue 31:2 as one pdf (10mb)  
Front cover c1 
Inside front cover c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty c3 
Title page 113 
TUG 2010 conference information     
  participants, sponsors, thanks
114 
 
TUG 2010
TUG 2010 conference report
  David Walden     [Introductory — notable events and a table showing the breadth of presentations]
117 
An Earthshaking Announcement
  Donald Knuth     [Introductory — iTeX*]
      (The video has extra features.)
121 
TUG 2010 Panel: Don Knuth & Stanford TeX Project members
  David Walden (moderator)     [Introductory — edited transcript of the panel discussion]
125 
Thoughts on TUG 2010
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — reflections on the 25 anniversary conference]
138 
 
Resources
CTAN packages get keywords
  Jim Hefferon     [Introductory — keywords and topical characterizations of all CTAN packages]
143 
 
LaTeX
From PostScript to PDF with epstopdf, pdftricks, pst-pdf, auto-pst-pdf, pst2pdf, and more
  Herbert Voß     [Intermediate — using PSTricks, EPS images, et al., while creating PDF output]
145 
Improving margin paragraphs
  Stephen Hicks     [Advanced — avoiding marginal notes off the bottom of the page, and more]
148 
 
Education
Using LaTeX to generate dynamic mathematics worksheets for the web
  Pavneet Arora     [Intermediate — mathematical practice as a learning strategy for grade school mathematics]
151 
 
Publishing
Writing the first LaTeX book
  Walter Gander     [Intermediate — first use of LaTeX for a book, a numerical analysis textbook in German]
154 
TeX helps you learn Chinese character meanings
  Alan Hoenig     [Intermediate — design and production of ezchinesey.com books]
158 
 
Expanding Horizons
Classes, styles, conflicts: The biological realm of LaTeX
  Didier Verna     [Intermediate Plus — an extended analogy between LaTeX and biological organisms and viruses]
162 
 
Software & Tools
TeX Live 2010 news
  Karl Berry     [Introductory — summary of notable changes in the TeX Live 2010 software release]
173 
LuaTeX 0.60: An overview of changes
  Taco Hoekwater and Hartmut Henkel     [Intermediate — notable changes since LuaTeX 0.40: CWEB, .ttc support, more]
174 
LuaTeX: PDF merging
  Hans Hagen     [Intermediate Plus — merging PDF images, with links and layers, in LuaTeX and ConTeXt]
178 
The TeX paragraph builder in Lua
  Hans Hagen
180 
Thirty years of literate programming and more?
  Bart Childs     [Intermediate — introduction to, experiences with, state of literate programming]
183 
Dynamic reporting with R/Sweave and LaTeX
  Uwe Ziegenhagen     [Intermediate Plus — integration and literate programming of LaTeX with the statistical programming language R]
189 
A web-based TeX previewer: The ecstasy and the agony
  Michael Doob     [Intermediate Plus — constructing a security-conscious on-line TeX previewer]
      texwebviewer.tex companion source
193 
 
Language Support
Qur'ānic typography comes of age: Æsthetics, layering, and paragraph optimization in ConTeXt
  Idris Samawi Hamid     [Advanced — advanced Arabic typography in the Oriental TeX project]
197 
 
Graphics
Asymptote: Interactive TeX-aware 3D vector graphics
  John Bowman     [Intermediate Plus — advances in Asymptote's 3D processing and more]
203 
Drawing structured diagrams with SDDL
  Mathieu Bourgeois and Roger Villemaire     [Intermediate Plus — producing diagrams for discrete mathematics and computer science]
206 
 
Fonts
Unicode mathematics in LaTeX: Advantages and challenges
  Will Robertson     [Intermediate Plus — background, current fonts, and futures for Unicode math typesetting]
211 
Math never seen
  Johannes Küster     [Intermediate — quality criteria for mathematical symbols, with many examples and a proposal for a new gcd symbol]
221 
Are virtual fonts obsolete?
  Boris Veytsman     [Advanced — modern uses for virtual fonts, with discussion of fonts in XeTeX]
230 
 
Electronic Documents
TeX in the GLAMP world: On-demand creation of documents online
  Boris Veytsman and Leila Akhmadeeva     [Intermediate — creation of medical pedigrees via the web, and initial educational use]
236 
LaTeX profiles as objects in the category of markup languages
  William Hammond     [Intermediate Plus — reliable automatic translations between markup languages]
240 
 
Abstracts
Bazargan, Cheswick, Doumont, Grathwohl & Ruddy, Hagen & Hoekwater, Hobby, Kew, Mittelbach, Moore, Rowley, Rundell      248 
 
Sponsors
Addison-Wesley; von Hoerner&Sulger; Cheryl Ponchin Training; River Valley Technologies; Principiae; University Science Books      250 
 
News
Calendar      253 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      254 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members      255 
TUG 2011 election
  Jim Hefferon     
256 


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