Articles - September 2010

LaTeX custom commands and figure inclusion

One of the most compelling aspects of LaTeX is it's resemblance to a programming language. Here we demonstrate how to take advantage of LaTeX command definition in order to include figures in our documents and reuse code.

Filed under: tools

Install and configure Ruby Version Manager on Mac OS X

How to go about installing and configuring Ruby Version Manager on OS X version 10.5.8.

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Validate and submit Expression Engine comment forms with Ajax using jQuery

On occasions it is useful to be able to “intercept” the normal submit behaviour of a form in order to validate it, send it to the server (via ajax) and then display the result to the user without reloading the page in the browser. In this article we outline one approach to achieving this with jquery for forms that have been generated dynamically within Expression Engine 1.6.X templates.

Filed under: languages, web