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

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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.

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Case Study: An Introduction to Code Ocean—Creating and Uploading Content into Overleaf
By Graham Douglas

Code Ocean is a cloud-based computational reproducibility platform that provides researchers and developers with an easy way to share, discover and run code published in academic journals and conferences.

In this Case Study article we show how files produced by algorithms and projects published on Code Ocean can be uploaded into an Overleaf LaTeX document. We also demonstrate that Code Ocean can be used as an external platform for producing a wide range of programmatically-generated content specifically for use within Overleaf LaTeX documents.

Code Ocean output in an Overleaf project

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The Stoic Resilience of PDF Within a Digital Ecosystem
By Graham Douglas

PDF, as a format for the dissemination of scholarly content, does have its detractors—so why does the stalwart PDF file stubbornly refuse to retire from service?

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