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ShareLaTeX and Overleaf Integration Update
By John Hammersley

Following our exciting announcement in the second half of July, we wanted to give everyone a quick update on where things stand with Overleaf’s integration with ShareLaTeX.

Lots of developers in London!

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It's time for the next #FuturePub! London, Sept 25th, near Kings Cross
By John Hammersley

Quick link: Register here!

Monday, September 25, 2017 from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Near Kings Cross, London
Free Pizza & Drinks!

Four speakers now confirmed! Here's the awesome line-up we have for you so far...

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Exciting News — ShareLaTeX is joining Overleaf
John Hammersley, John Lees-Miller, Henry Oswald and James Allen

We've got some exciting news — Overleaf and ShareLaTeX are joining forces, and we will be bringing our teams and services together as we continue to build the best tools for collaborative writing.

Overleaf + ShareLaTeX

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What's in a Name: A Guide to the Many Flavours of TeX
By Graham Douglas

Perhaps you’ve heard of, or read about, something called “TeX”, “LaTeX” or “pdfLaTeX”—or any one of the multitude of similar-sounding terms—but you aren’t quite sure what they actually mean? If so, then this article is for you: a non-technical background to explain the many variations of TeX-based software: LaTeX, pdfTeX, pdfLaTeX, XeTeX, XeLaTeX, LuaTeX, and LuaLaTeX—what they mean and why they exist.

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Four years of collaboration with the LaTeX Community forums and sites
By John Hammersley

Just over four years ago we began one of our first collaborations – working with Stefan Kottwitz of the LaTeX Community forums and sites such as TeXample.net and pgfplots.net to provide a direct way for users of those sites to open up code examples directly in Overleaf (then called WriteLaTeX).

To get an idea of how it works, try clicking on the image below. It will open up in Overleaf for immediate editing online, just as if you'd clicked on the "Open in Overleaf" link on the example itself.

Polar plot of a sine function example from pgfplots.net
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