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TUGboat 39:2, 2018

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TUG 2018 Proceedings

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Complete issue 39:2 as one pdf (5.8mb)       
Front cover      c1 
Inside front cover      c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty      c3 
Title page     
  Errata: should be 39th annual conference, not 38th.
97 
 
TUG 2018
TUG 2018 conference information     
  organizers, sponsors, participants, program
98 
TUG goes to Rio
  Joseph Wright     
100–103 
TUG 2018 Annual Meeting notes
  Joseph Wright     
104 
 
Graphics
The tikzducks package
  Susanne Raab     [Introductory — introduction, tutorials, and fun with these TikZ graphics]
105–106 
 
LaTeX
A rollback concept for packages and classes
  Frank Mittelbach     [Intermediate Plus — supporting rollback by date or version for packages, as well as the kernel]
107–112 
Font loading in LaTeX using the fontspec package: Recent updates
  Will Robertson     [Intermediate — usage summary, filename loading recommendation, futures]
113–116 
Supporting color and graphics in expl3
  Joseph Wright     [Intermediate — LaTeX2e vs. LaTeX3 drivers, color, comparison with TikZ, examples]
117–118 
siunitx: Past, present and future
  Joseph Wright     [Intermediate — origination, concepts, API, and enhancements]
119–121 
 
Software & Tools
Arara—TeX automation made easy
  Paulo Cereda     [Intermediate — TeX build tool supporting MVEL expressions and more]
122–125 
The Canvas learning management system and LaTeXacroML
  Will Robertson     [Intermediate Plus — connecting coursework documents in LaTeX with web-based management]
126–130 
Implementing PDF standards for mathematical publishing
  Ross Moore     [Intermediate Plus — five-year plan for archivable and accessible mathematical PDFs]
131–135 
 
Fonts
FreeType_MF_Module: A module for using Metafont directly inside the FreeType rasterizer
  Jaeyoung Choi, Ammar Ul Hassan, Geunho Jeong     [Advanced — rendering Metafont fonts on demand from within FreeType]
136–142 
 
Methods
WeTeX and Hegelian contradictions in classical mathematics
  S.K. Venkatesan     [Advanced — attempted computability of math markup; hierarchy of infinities]
143–146 
 
Abstracts
TUG 2018 abstracts
  Behrendt, Coriasco et al., Heinze, Hejda, Loretan, Mittelbach, Moore, Ochs, Veytsman, Wright     
147–149 
MAPS: Contents of issue 48 (2018)      149 
Die TeXnische Komödie 2–3/2018      150 
Eutypon: Contents of issue 38–39 (October 2017)      151 
 
General Delivery
Don Knuth awarded Trotter Prize
  Bart Childs and Rick Furuta     
151 
Hyphenation exception log
  Barbara Beeton     
152 
 
Book Reviews
W.A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design, by Bruce Kennett
  Boris Veytsman     [review of this superb and lavishly illustrated biography of Dwiggins]
      See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
153–154 
 
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest
  Karl Berry     [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, April–August 2018]
155–156 
 
Cartoon
Comics: Hyphe-nation; Clumsy
  John Atkinson     
156 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      157–158 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members      158 
TUG 2019 election
  TUG Election committee     
159 
 
News
Calendar      160 


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