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TUGboat 36:1, 2015

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Complete issue 36:1 as one pdf (11.8mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page     
Editorial information     
 
General Delivery
Ab epistulis
  Steve Peter     [Introductory — election, TUG'15 conference, http://tug.org/membership]
Editorial comments
  Barbara Beeton     [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
      Status of CTAN at Cambridge;
      RIP Brian Housley;
      Oh, zero!—Lucida news;
      First Annual Updike Prize;
      Talk by Tobias Frere-Jones;
      Monotype Recorder online;
      Doves Press type recovered;
      Textures resurfaces;
      LaTeX vs. Word in academic publications;
      Miscellanea;
      A final admonishment
3–6 
Hyphenation exception log
  Barbara Beeton     
 
Fonts
What does a typical brief for a new typeface look like?
  Thomas Phinney     [Introductory — questions and answers on starting a new type design]
8–9 
Inconsolata unified
  Michael Sharpe     [Introductory — bold version, alternate forms, available in usual formats, samples]
10 
 
Typography
A TUG Postcard or, The Trials of a Letterpress Printer
  Peter Wilson     [Introductory — an account of making a postcard for the TUG membership campaign]
11–14 
Typographers' Inn
  Peter Flynn     [Intermediate — Portable typesetting; typographic logos]
15–16 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX news, issue 21, May 2014
  LaTeX Project Team     [Intermediate — regular LaTeX2e bug-fix release, retaining compatibility]
17–18 
Beamer overlays beyond the \visible
  Joseph Wright     [Intermediate — generalized overlays for only, alert, and other operations]
19 
Glisterings: Here or there; Parallel texts; Abort the compilation
  Peter Wilson     [Intermediate — using the correct margin, and more]
20–24 
 
Electronic Documents
Online LaTeX editors and other resources
  Paweł Łupkowski     [Intermediate — writeLaTeX, ShareLaTeX, mobile apps, detexify, tables]
25–27 
Exporting XML and ePub from ConTeXt
  Hans Hagen     [Intermediate Plus — structured output approaches and styles]
28–31 
 
Macros
The box-glue-penalty algebra of TeX and its use of \prevdepth
  Frank Mittelbach     [Advanced — output routines, following paragraphs, and an unsolvable problem]
  This online version has a correction in the “Calculation of vertical glue” section.
32–36 
 
Software & Tools
The bird and the lion: arara
  Paulo Cereda     [Intermediate Plus — a cross-platform tool for compilation workflows]
37–40 
The SWIGLIB project
  Luigi Scarso     [Advanced — building and distributing shared libraries to extend LuaTeX]
  Errata: on p.42, the argument should be 1 in the assignment to x, and 2 in the assignment to y, not -1 and -2.
41–47 
Still tokens: LuaTeX scanners
  Hans Hagen     [Advanced — a new TeX token scanner library in LuaTeX]
48–54 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, October 2014–March 2015]
55–56 
 
Book Reviews
Book review: Algorithmic Barriers Falling: P=NP?, by Donald E. Knuth and Edgar Daylight
  David Walden     [review of this second extended interview with Knuth]
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
57 
Book review: History of the Linotype Company, by Frank Romano
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this history of the people, typography, and more at Linotype]
58–59 
 
Abstracts
GUST: EuroBachoTeX 2014      60–62 
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issues 4/2014–1/2015      63 
 
TUG Business
TUG 2015 election
  TUG Election committee     
64–67 
TUG financial statements for 2014
  Karl Berry     
68 
Institutional members      69 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      69–70 
 
News
TUG 2015 announcement      71 
Calendar      72 


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