Integration Update: Auto-compiling in ShareLaTeX
By Paulo Reis

As part of our integration work, we're very happy to announce that automatic compiling is coming to ShareLaTeX!

ShareLaTeX auto-compiling in action
New From Overleaf—The LaTeX Validation Service
By Mary Anne Baynes

The Overleaf LaTeX Validation Service is a fully automated LaTeX compilation service delivering consistency and quality control for publishers, providing speed, simplicity and peace of mind for authors. In this post we explain how it can benefit your organization through workflow efficiencies and providing world-class services and support to your authoring community.

Four steps in the Overleaf LaTeX Validation Service
Tip of the Week: How can I optimize large images?
By Ryan Looney

If you have large images, and run into issues compiling, or approach your file size limit, we have some tips to help you!

An Introduction to LuaTeX (Part 1): What is it—and what makes it so different?
By Graham Douglas
Image Credit: By Per Erik Strandberg

Image Credit: By Per Erik Strandberg sv:User:PER9000 - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, Link

In this first article of a new series on LuaTeX, we provide a non-technical background and introduction to help you better understand this incredibly powerful TeX engine: why/how its design enables users to build, design and create a wide range of solutions to complex typesetting and document engineering problems.

Grace Hopper Celebration 2017
By Ryan Looney

When I boarded my flight from RIC to MCO, I had no doubt I was on the right plane. There were a few families headed for the Orlando amusement parks, but nearly everyone on the plane was female, a little on the nerdy side (myself included), and clearly headed for a party. The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is part conference and part job fair, but as the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, the total experience is much more.

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