What’s the difference between plain text, marked-up plain text, and rich text? How can I tell them apart, and how do they work?
Publishing has gone full circle, from markup to WYSIWYG page layout, and back to markup. Meanwhile many of its remaining problems have been solved – in LaTeX.
The code scrapbook is finished, and has now produced its first set of articles. Five articles in around ten minutes seems pretty impressive to me.
Making sure that macOS doesn’t mangle source code behind your back, and a simple solution to getting notes exported in the right order.
How to create a scrapbook for Swift code snippets, which can be copied into Xcode, and exported for Wordpress publication.
Why is XML still so hard to write, and so poorly supported by accessible tools?
Which is the best working environment for developing and writing non-fiction books?
It is also easy to lose touch with the real world when writing about computers, even Macs.
Few computer products thrive for over 30 years: the Mac (31 years young), Unix in its many guises (46), and TeX (37) each spring to mind.
Once acquired, text needs to be structured and formatted. This guides you through different formats and editing options.