Archive for June, 2012:

Three Styles for LaTeX Vector Notation

LaTeX Vectors by Creativity103 LaTeX is a very flexible program for typesetting math, but sometimes figuring out how to get the effect you want can be tricky. Most of the stock math commands are written for typesetting math or computer science papers for academic journals, so you might need to dig deeper into LaTeX commands to get the vector notation styles that are common in physics textbooks and articles.

This post shows how to typeset a LaTeX vector with an arrow, a hat, or bold. Read the rest…

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Inside Drupal are All the Stars in the Sky

I have drilled deep into Drupal and come out the other side, dripping with offal and frustration. It is an incredibly powerful framework, with an easy, standard way to modify literally anything in the system at any point during the page flow. Of course, finding the easy way is the hard part, because there are also ten wrong ways to do anything you want to do, and the API reference is written as more of a gentle reminder to the API authors that relegates the uninitiated to swapping war stories in the comments on each page. I still love it, though, especially now that I know the secrets, which I will be sharing here soon.


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