Plotting functions with LaTeX & Tikz

I’ve been working on some notes for my students on Neural Networks. I am using Pandoc to write the text, and convert it back to LaTeX for PDF generation, and to HTML, for making the documents available online. In a future post I might talk about Pandoc, but for now, I want to share something […]

About two months ago I discovered the existence of, a free editor from the GitHub team. This fact, being from the GitHub team, made me wonder. There are not good editors for Windows. I usually use Notepad++ that is great, but somewhat limited on extensibility. When I use Mac OS X or Linux, I […]


You already knew I am a LaTeX fan. I finally got the courage to go and experiment XeTeX. In fact, I was almost forced, as I am the Portuguese official translator for The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX. By the way, you can buy the Original (English) or the Portuguese versions from OK, […]

Text::BibTeX 0.40 Released

Normally I do not post on every perl module I release. And that is good, or you will be feeling spammed. Why this module is different? Because I adopted Text::BibTeX a long time ago, and had a lot of complaints about its installation mechanism. This was mainly due to the fact that Text::BibTeX depended on […]