Some 10 years ago, we started a programme to create a graphical front end for LaTeX￼. This was a tall order, but version 1 was announced at the TeX Users Group meeting in Portland, Oregon. Creating LaTeX￼ “class files” is a very specialized task. Continue reading
When uploading PDFs of publications on their web sites, publishers have several dilemmas:
- Do they embed vivid, RGB images, best for online use, or CMYK, which are optimized for printing? Continue reading
The innovative new journal, PeerJ, has won the the 2013 ALPSP publishing innovation award! River Valley Technologies are proud to have played a small part, by designing the PDF file for the journal. We worked closely with the PeerJ team to create a design that is comfortable to read both on paper and on screen, and is also suited for near automated typesetting, directly from XML files.
As the world wide web expands, the problem of identifying authors and contributors gets more serious. The first name and family name and even affiliation are not enough. This is why we have chosen to sponsor a conference in Lithuania next week. As part of the sponsorship we will be recording all presentations and hosting them on our .tv site.
In 2011, River Valley Technologies hosted the TeX Users Group conference for the second time. Stefan Kottwitz wrote detailed reports of each day, and the proceedings were published as usual in TUGBoat. River Valley also produced video recordings, hosted on Zeeba TV. Here are some photos from the conference.