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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     
Editorial information     
 
TUG Business
Institutional members     
 
General Delivery
From the president
  Boris Veytsman     [Introductory — conferences, funding, accessibility, education]
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     
5–6 
In memoriam: Staszek Wawrykiewicz (1953–2018)
  Norbert Preining     
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 
 
Software & Tools
From Lua 5.2 to 5.3
  Hans Hagen     [Advanced — handling complications from new integer representations of numbers]
27–29 
 
Cartoon
Comic: Prefixation
  John Atkinson     
29 
 
Software & Tools
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 and 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     
94 
TUG 2018 announcement      95 
 
News
Calendar      96 


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