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Online documentation and examples output are now available for our products

PDF::Table v1.005 Released, 29 January 2023
   Please see the CPAN listing, the GitHub entry, and the latest changes list.

PDF::Builder v3.025 Released, 20 January 2023
   Please see the CPAN listing, the GitHub entry, and the latest changes list.


Discussions

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Computer Science — Discussion on computer science topics.
 
Typography and Typesetting — Making documents that look good, whether on-screen or on dead trees.
 
Crimes against readers — bad typography   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:05 PM
 
Compositing logos and accented letters   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:03 PM
 
Truly Smart Quotes   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:36 PM
 
Balanced multiple columns on a screen   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 3:57 PM
 
Why do lawyers shout so much?   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:41 PM
 
Some online resources   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:27 PM
 
Kerning on-the-fly   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:51 PM
 
Why semantic markup?   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:42 PM
 
Intelligent WYSIWYG   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:50 PM
 
Reflowing text   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:26 PM
 
Footnotes and smelly feet   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:11 PM
 
The umlaut and the dieresis   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:31 PM
 
Paragraph shaping   New! Last updated Fri, 03 Feb 2023 at 11:23 AM
 
Practical Computing — Code snippets, ideas, best practices, etc.
 
Null-terminated strings in C   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:51 PM
 
Pointer discipline in C   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:25 PM
 
URL rewriting made easy   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:38 PM
 
Building an application framework   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 3:58 PM
 
What's in a name?   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:41 PM
 
User Interface issues   Last updated Wed, 11 Jan 2023 at 5:44 PM
 
CGI animation   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:00 PM
 
Historical Computing — Discussion of real life early computers, and "what if" alternate possibilities.
 
What could Charles Babbage have done with modern computer architecture?   Last updated Wed, 11 Jan 2023 at 9:04 PM
 
Mechanical analog computers   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:51 PM
 
Compiler Theory and Design — What does it take to write translators, interpreters, and compilers?
 
General guidelines and resources   Last updated Fri, 20 Jan 2023 at 10:18 AM
 
Philosophy and approach of compiler design books   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:25 PM
 
Equal versus Equal   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:09 PM
 
Detecting unset variables   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:07 PM
 
Useful stuff   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:39 PM
 
Computers and the Real World — Use and abuse of computing in science, technology, and everyday life.
 
Calculating sales tax for online stores   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 3:59 PM
 
Charge postage on emails   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:01 PM
 
Dealing with online incivility   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:07 PM
 
Redaction and Watermarking   Last updated Thu, 12 Jan 2023 at 1:06 PM
 
The Rise of AI   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:30 PM
General — Things that don't quite fit into another category.
 
The English Language — Discussions about the English language, especially concerning typesetting and computer usage.
 
Before you post... some resources   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 3:57 PM
 
Trivial chase   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:35 PM
 
It's Its Problem!   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:50 PM
 
A pregnant pause   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 3:57 PM
 
The AP Dumb Squad   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:29 PM
 
Politics and Miscellany — Non-computer discussions that don't fit in elsewhere.
 
Crowd-sourced earthquake predictions   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:06 PM
 
Congressional districts cetermined by computer   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 4:48 PM
 
Updating the House of Representatives   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 5:00 PM
 
Electoral College reform   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 5:04 PM
 
The Bill of Rights   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 5:26 PM
 
The True Story of the Second Amendment   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 5:39 PM
 
Benderama equation   Last updated Thu, 08 Dec 2022 at 5:43 PM

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