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Attending my first #FuturePub — thoughts from Fiona Murphy
Fiona Murphy
Neil Jefferies from Bodleian Digital Libraries presenting at FuturePub 11

Neil Jefferies from Bodleian Digital Libraries presenting at #FuturePub 11!


Earlier this week, I attended my first FuturePub event. Hosted by John Hammersley of Overleaf, it was a heady combination of pizza, drinks, lightning talks and lively networking. (Annoyingly, I had to run for my back-of-beyond train before I turned into a pumpkin, but I suspect that all of these activities were still ongoing as I sat on my train and started this write-up).

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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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