[luatex] Luatex tutorial

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Wed Aug 29 09:40:36 CEST 2012

Mikoláš Štrajt <strajt9 at seznam.cz> a écrit:
> Hello all,
> I am interested both in Lua and TEX, so it seems to be logic that 
> pay attention to LuaTex.
> However I am newbie to TEX, so I don't understand what is possible 
> to do with the bare LuaTex. (It's not mean bad, but I don't find any
> begginer section in documentation of it).

Indeed the reference manual is a technical document.

> If someone can post some easy simple and/or practical example it 
> will be nice. 

There's the wiki: http://wiki.luatex.org/
You'll find a few new concepts explained.

I've written a few papers for TUGboat on LuaTeX, I think the following
two might be of interest:


They aren't that easy, but it's hard to find something interesting and
easy in LuaTeX: after all it's TeX, which is not easy.


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