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TUGboat 39:1, 2018

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Complete issue 39:1 as one pdf (5.2mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   1 
Editorial information   2 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   2 
 
General Delivery
From the president 
  Boris Veytsman      [Introductory — conferences, funding, accessibility, education]
 3 
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
     Birthdays: Donald E. Knuth, Gudrun Zapf von Hesse
     Staszek Wawrykiewicz, RIP
     Goodbye Glisterings, hello Duckboat
     A new “dual” typeface: visible and touchable
     40 years ago …
     Hyphens, UK style
 4-5 
Hyphenation exception log 
  Barbara Beeton      [Reports and notices — update for missed and incorrect U.S. English hyphenations]
 5-6 
In memoriam: Staszek Wawrykiewicz (1953–2018) 
  Norbert Preining 
 7 
TeX as a path, a talk given at Donald Knuth's 80th birthday celebration symposium 
  Yannis Haralambous      [Intermediate — the impact of TeX: technical, esthetic, and personal]
 8-15 
TUG is TeX users helping each other 
  Jonathan Fine      [Introductory — brief review of TUG's status and purpose]
 16 
LaTeX and Jupyter, TikZ and Vega 
  Jonathan Fine      [Introductory — analogy of TeX and HTML publishing languages]
 16 
 
Typography
Typographers' Inn 
  Peter Flynn      [Intermediate — Fonts and faces and families; XeLaTeX]
 17-18 
Type designer Nina Stössinger speaks at 3rd Annual Updike Prize event 
  David Walden      [Introductory — report of vibrant presentation on “Looking & Making & Questioning”]
 19 
 
LaTeX
CTAN quiz 
  Gerd Neugebauer      [Introductory — a tour by url through several notable features of CTAN]
 20 
 
Tutorials
The DuckBoat—News from TeX.SE: The Morse code of TikZ 
  Carla Maggi      [Intermediate — history of duck mania, extended TikZ example]
 21-26 
 
Cartoon
Comic: Prefixation 
  John Atkinson 
 27 
 
Software & Tools
From Lua 5.2 to 5.3 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — handling complications from new integer representations of numbers]
 27-29 
TeXing in Emacs 
  Marcin Borkowski      [Intermediate — Emacs basics, built-in features for text, customizations, extensions]
 30-36 
Tutorial: Using external C libraries with the LuaTeX FFI 
  Henri Menke      [Advanced — step-by-step example linking the GNU Scientific Library (GSL) to LuaTeX, and pgfplots]
 37-40 
Executing TeX in Lua: Coroutines 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — efficiently executing TeX inside Lua loops]
 41-43 
 
LaTeX
New rules for reporting bugs in the LaTeX core software 
  Frank Mittelbach, the LaTeX Project Team      [Introductory — as maintained by the LaTeX Project: use the latexbug package and github.com/latex3/latex2e]
 44-47 
LaTeX news, issue 28, April 2018 
  LaTeX Project Team      [Intermediate — A new home for LaTeX2e sources; Bug reports for core LaTeX2e; UTF-8: the new default input encoding; A general rollback concept; Integration of remreset and chngcntr packages; Testing for undefined commands; Changes to packages]
 48-50 
TeX.StackExchange cherry picking: expl3 
  Enrico Gregorio      [Advanced — extended examples of expl3 programming: lists, strings, macros, graphics]
 51-59 
 
Graphics
Three-dimensional graphics with TikZ/PSTricks and the help of Geogebra 
  Luciano Battaia      [Intermediate Plus — 3D examples plotted by Geogebra and typeset with TeX]
 60-68 
ConTeXt nodes: commutative diagrams and related graphics 
  Alan Braslau, Idris Hamid, Hans Hagen      [Intermediate Plus — introduction to and graduated examples of diagrams with MetaPost and ConTeXt]
    article source
 69-80 
 
Methods
TeX's “additional demerits” parameters 
  Udo Wermuth      [Advanced — analysis of \adjdemerits, \finalhyphendemerits, \doublehyphendemerits]
 81-87 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, October 2017–April 2018]
 88-89 
 
Abstracts
Die TeXnische Komödie 4/2017–1/2018   90 
Zpravodaj: Contents of issues 2017/1–4   91 
 
TUG Business
TUG financial statements for 2017 
  Karl Berry 
 92 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   93-94 
 
News & Announcements
Production notes 
  Karl Berry      [Reports and notices — page numbers as links in TUGboat's complete PDF contents]
 94 
TUG 2018 announcement   95 
Calendar   96 


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