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TUGboat 34:1, 2013

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Complete issue 34:1 as one pdf (4.3mb)  
Front cover c1 
Inside front cover c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty c3 
Title page
Editorial information
 
TUG Business
Institutional members     
 
General Delivery
Ab epistulis
  Steve Peter     [Introductory — CTAN; conferences; interviews and reviews]
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      This is the year for TeX bug reports;
      Don Knuth in the news (again);
      A new TeX calendar;
      Compulsive Bodoni / the Parmigiano Typographic System;
      Printing technology, old and new;
      Interactive and collaborative on-line LaTeX
 
Resources
CTAN: Relaunch of the Web portal
  Gerd Neugebauer     [Introductory — announcement and description of a new www.ctan.org]
 
Fonts
Fonts! Fonts! Fonts!
  Bob Tennent     [Introductory — Quattrocentro, Cabin, EB Garamond, Libertine/Biolinum; implementation notes]
10 
 
Typography
Typographers' Inn
  Peter Flynn     [Intermediate — Font installer; class and package creation; grids; business cards; running ragged]
14 
 
Graphics
Entry-level MetaPost: On the grid
  Mari Voipio     [Introductory — building up a graphic step by step, with troubleshooting tips]
17 
Recreating historical patterns with MetaPost
  Mari Voipio
21 
The xpicture package
  Robert Fuster     [Intermediate Plus — extending LaTeX's picture environment and related packages]
26 
 
LaTeX
Side-by-side figures in LaTeX
  Thomas Thurnherr     [Introductory — using minipage; subfigure; subfig; subcaption; columns in beamer]
34 
Glisterings
  Peter Wilson
37 
The esami package for examinations
  Grazia Messineo and Salvatore Vassallo     [Intermediate Plus — creating tests, exercises, etc., supporting random choice of parameters]
40 
 
Dreamboat
E-TeX: Guidelines for future TeX extensions—revisited
  Frank Mittelbach     [Advanced — in-depth analysis of open TeX typesetting issues]
47 
 
Software & Tools
LuaJITTeX
  Luigi Scarso     [Advanced — TeX, Lua, and just-in-time compilation]
64 
 
ConTeXt
ConTeXt: Just-in-time LuaTeX
  Hans Hagen     [Advanced — performance tests and analysis of JIT and different Lua versions]
72 
ConTeXt basics for users: Images
  Aditya Mahajan     [Intermediate — local and remote image inclusion, scaling, rotation, debugging]
79 
 
Macros
New CSplain of 2012
  Petr Olšák     [Intermediate Plus — many new features in Czech/Slovak TeX—more languages, encodings, fonts, etc.]
83 
OPmac: Macros for plain TeX
  Petr Olšák     [Intermediate Plus — font selection, tables of contents, indexes, bibliographies, margins, etc.]
88 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, November 2012–March 2013]
96 
Production notes
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — sketch of current TUGboat printing; introduction to “Colophon”]
97 
 
Book Reviews
Book review: The Computer Science of TeX and LaTeX, by Victor Eijkhout
  Boris Veytsman     
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
98 
 
Abstracts
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issues 4/2012–1/2013 99 
Eutypon: Contents of issue 28–29 (October 2012) 100 
 
News
Calendar      101 
TUG 2013 announcement      102 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      103 
 
TUG Business
TUG membership form      105 
TUG financial statements for 2012
  Karl Berry     
106 
TUG 2013 election
  Barbara Beeton     
107 
 
Fiction
Colophon
  Daniel Quinn     
108 


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