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TUGboat 31:2, 2010

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TUG 2010 Proceedings

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Complete issue 31:2 as one pdf (10mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   113 
TUG 2010 conference information 
    participants, sponsors, thanks
 114 
 
TUG 2010
TUG 2010 conference report 
  David Walden      [Introductory — notable events and a table showing the breadth of presentations]
 117 
An Earthshaking Announcement 
  Donald Knuth      [Introductory — iTeX*]
     (The video has extra features.)
 121 
TUG 2010 Panel: Don Knuth & Stanford TeX Project members 
  David Walden (moderator)      [Introductory — edited transcript of the panel discussion]
 125 
Thoughts on TUG 2010 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — reflections on the 25 anniversary conference]
 138 
 
Resources
CTAN packages get keywords 
  Jim Hefferon      [Introductory — keywords and topical characterizations of all CTAN packages]
 143 
 
LaTeX
From PostScript to PDF with epstopdf, pdftricks, pst-pdf, auto-pst-pdf, pst2pdf, and more 
  Herbert Voß      [Intermediate — using PSTricks, EPS images, et al., while creating PDF output]
 145 
Improving margin paragraphs 
  Stephen Hicks      [Advanced — avoiding marginal notes off the bottom of the page, and more]
 148 
 
Education
Using LaTeX to generate dynamic mathematics worksheets for the web 
  Pavneet Arora      [Intermediate — mathematical practice as a learning strategy for grade school mathematics]
 151 
 
Publishing
Writing the first LaTeX book 
  Walter Gander      [Intermediate — first use of LaTeX for a book, a numerical analysis textbook in German]
 154 
TeX helps you learn Chinese character meanings 
  Alan Hoenig      [Intermediate — design and production of ezchinesey.com books]
 158 
 
Expanding Horizons
Classes, styles, conflicts: The biological realm of LaTeX 
  Didier Verna      [Intermediate Plus — an extended analogy between LaTeX and biological organisms and viruses]
 162 
 
Software & Tools
TeX Live 2010 news 
  Karl Berry      [Introductory — summary of notable changes in the TeX Live 2010 software release]
 173 
LuaTeX 0.60: An overview of changes 
  Taco Hoekwater, Hartmut Henkel      [Intermediate — notable changes since LuaTeX 0.40: CWEB, .ttc support, more]
 174 
LuaTeX: PDF merging 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate Plus — merging PDF images, with links and layers, in LuaTeX and ConTeXt]
 178 
The TeX paragraph builder in Lua 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — reimplementing the TeX line breaking algorithm in Lua]
 180 
Thirty years of literate programming and more? 
  Bart Childs      [Intermediate — introduction to, experiences with, state of literate programming]
 183 
Dynamic reporting with R/Sweave and LaTeX 
  Uwe Ziegenhagen      [Intermediate Plus — integration and literate programming of LaTeX with the statistical programming language R]
 189 
A web-based TeX previewer: The ecstasy and the agony 
  Michael Doob      [Intermediate Plus — constructing a security-conscious on-line TeX previewer]
     texwebviewer.tex companion source
 193 
 
Language Support
Qur'ānic typography comes of age: Æsthetics, layering, and paragraph optimization in ConTeXt 
  Idris Samawi Hamid      [Advanced — advanced Arabic typography in the Oriental TeX project]
 197 
 
Graphics
Asymptote: Interactive TeX-aware 3D vector graphics 
  John Bowman      [Intermediate Plus — advances in Asymptote's 3D processing and more]
 203 
Drawing structured diagrams with SDDL 
  Mathieu Bourgeois, Roger Villemaire      [Intermediate Plus — producing diagrams for discrete mathematics and computer science]
 206 
 
Fonts
Unicode mathematics in LaTeX: Advantages and challenges 
  Will Robertson      [Intermediate Plus — background, current fonts, and futures for Unicode math typesetting]
 211 
Math never seen 
  Johannes Küster      [Intermediate — quality criteria for mathematical symbols, with many examples and a proposal for a new gcd symbol]
 221 
Are virtual fonts obsolete? 
  Boris Veytsman      [Advanced — modern uses for virtual fonts, with discussion of fonts in XeTeX]
 230 
 
Electronic Documents
TeX in the GLAMP world: On-demand creation of documents online 
  Boris Veytsman, Leila Akhmadeeva      [Intermediate — creation of medical pedigrees via the web, and initial educational use]
 236 
LaTeX profiles as objects in the category of markup languages 
  William Hammond      [Intermediate Plus — reliable automatic translations between markup languages]
 240 
 
Abstracts
TUG 2010 abstracts 
  Bazargan, Cheswick, Doumont, Grathwohl, Ruddy, Hagen, Hoekwater, Hobby, Kew, Mittelbach, Moore, Rowley, Rundell 
 248 
 
Sponsors
Addison-Wesley; von Hoerner&Sulger; Cheryl Ponchin Training; River Valley Technologies; Principiae; University Science Books   250 
 
News
Calendar   253 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   254 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   255 
TUG 2011 election 
  Jim Hefferon 
 256 


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