[texhax] bibtex

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Tue Aug 17 18:39:17 CEST 2010

On 17 August 2010 Susan Dittmar wrote:

 > Dear Philipp,
 > your advertising lua reminded me again that I heard nice things about
 > luatex. So I ventured towards its homepage, trying to get a start.  Looks
 > like my search fu is quite bad, as I did not find any beginner's guide or
 > any easy or advanced examples.
 > For a project of mine I would like to use lua if it really makes things
 > easier. In this project I need
 > - an index
 > - a glossary
 > - automatical double typesetting (done via perl script right now), same
 >   text in two different fonts
 > At the moment I have that working using pdflatex and external programs (and
 > doing the glossary completely by hand as I find it too tedious to tweak
 > makeglossary to my needs).
 > Do you have any hints for me where I should start if I would like to use
 > lualatex instead?

The best introduction is:


This book is really worth its money.  The first edition of the book
(describing Lua 5.0) is available online:


The tutorials are very helpful too:


The LuaTeX manual describes LuaTeX specific extensions.

Enjoy programming in Lua!


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