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TUGboat 30:2, 2009

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TUG 2009 Proceedings

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Complete issue 30:2 as one pdf (12mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   153 
TUG 2009 conference information 
    thanks, participants, program, sponsors, photos.
 154 
 
General Delivery
Profile of Eitan Gurari (1947–2009) 
  David Walden      [Introductory — the creator of TeX4ht and other projects, in memoriam]
 159 
 
LaTeX
LaTeX class writing for wizard apprentices 
  Boris Veytsman      [Intermediate — compatibility, interfaces, tips, and experiences in writing LaTeX classes]
 163 
LuaTeX for the LaTeX user: An introduction 
  Arthur Reutenauer      [Intermediate — brief note on some notable LaTeX packages providing basic LuaTeX support]
 169 
 
Accessibility
Ongoing efforts to generate “tagged PDF” using pdfTeX 
  Ross Moore      [Advanced — extending pdfTeX and LaTeX to support accessible PDF]
 170 
 
Education
The EduTeX TUG working group 
  Frank Quinn      [Introductory — clever new machines, clever new software, same old brains]
 176 
 
Software & Tools
Becoming a CTAN mirror 
  Jim Hefferon      [Intermediate — steps for helping the community by running a CTAN mirror]
 177 
TeX Live 2009 news 
  Karl Berry      [Introductory — brief summary of notable changes in the TeX Live 2009 software release]
 179 
Getting started with plasTeX 
  Tim Arnold      [Introductory — introduction to plasTeX: converting LaTeX to HTML, DocBook, plain text, and more]
 180 
LuaTeX: Halfway to version 1 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate Plus — overview of past, present, and future of LuaTeX]
 183 
LuaTeX and ConTeXt: Where we stand 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate Plus — taking stock of current LuaTeX and ConTeXt, with performance comparisons]
 187 
ProofCheck: Writing and checking complete proofs in LaTeX 
  Bob Neveln, Bob Alps      [Advanced — a system for writing formal proofs in (La)TeX and automatically checking them]
 191 
 
Publishing
TeX People: The TUG interviews project and book 
  Karl Berry, David Walden      [Intermediate — the interviewing process, using m4 to create HTML or LaTeX, publication decisions]
 196 
Self-publishing: Experiences and opinions 
  David Walden      [Introductory — printing, distribution, economics, and other aspects of self-publishing]
 203 
 
Graphics
Introduction to MetaPost 
  Klaus Höppner      [Introductory — focusing on the unique features of MetaPost, such as solving linear equations]
 209 
A TikZ tutorial: Generating graphics in the spirit of TeX 
  Andrew Mertz, William Slough      [Intermediate — tutorial overview of this major graphics package]
 214 
Medical pedigrees: Typography and interfaces 
  Boris Veytsman, Leila Akhmadeeva      [Intermediate — historical and new typesetting of medical pedigrees]
 227 
 
Fonts
A first look at the TeX Gyre fonts 
  Jim Hefferon      [Introductory — samples and recipes for using the Gyre font collection, especially for math]
 236 
Plain TeX and OpenType 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate — introduction to facilities for accessing OpenType fonts from plain LuaTeX]
 241 
Integrating Unicode and OpenType math in ConTeXt 
  Aditya Mahajan      [Intermediate Plus — implementation in LuaTeX of both OpenType and traditional math]
 243 
 
Macros
LuaTeX: A user's perspective 
  Aditya Mahajan      [Intermediate — using Lua to greatly simplify programming in TeX]
 247 
 
Bibliographies
BibTeX meets relational databases 
  Nelson Beebe      [Intermediate Plus — searching large bibliographic collections using SQL databases]
 252 
 
Electronic Documents
TeX as an eBook reader 
  Kaveh Bazargan      [Introductory — report on using TeX for better line breaking and mathematics support on the iPhone]
 272 
From distribution to preservation of digital documents 
  Christian Rossi      [Intermediate — issues of conservation of (mostly textual) electronic documents]
 274 
Rich media annotations and AcroFLeX 
  D. P. Story      [Intermediate Plus — multimedia support in PDF via Acrobat and LaTeX]
 281 
 
Hints & Tricks
Use of the \write18 feature for composing indexes 
  Claudio Beccari      [Intermediate Plus — automatically keeping indexes up to date via external command execution]
 285 
Glisterings 
  Peter Wilson      [Intermediate Plus — Reprise; Repetition; Rectangular text]
 287 
Peter Wilson's Herries Press packages 
  Will Robertson      [Introductory — a new maintainer for most of Wilson's packages, and descriptions thereof]
 290 
 
Abstracts
Biuletyn GUST: Contents of issues 25–26 (2008–2009)   293 
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issue 2009/3   296 
Zpravodaj: Contents of issues 16(1) (2006) and 19(1–2) (2009)   296 
TUG 2009 abstracts 
  Cho, de Souza, Hamid, Høgholm, Rowley 
 298 
 
TUG Business
Institutional members   299 
 
News
TUG 2010 announcement   302 
Calendar   303 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services   304 


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