This is my home in the virtual world, where I write
about things that I want to share. The freely available software that
I've written as well as some of the photographs I've taken over the
years can also be found here. Please use the navigation links on the
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In an earlier article I talked about using a picture environment in LaTeX
to add lines and text over an image. In another article I showed how to draw
with PostScript, including using Encapsulated PostScript to include arbitrary images.
In this article I want to cover the pros and cons …
Pelican is the static site generator that I use for my website. This allows
me to write my website posts in almost plain text (actually a light-weight
markup language named reStructuredText), which are then translated into HTML.
As someone who has written his webpages in HTML by hand, I can …
At work I needed a suitable way to check the calibration of gelcoat spray
equipment. Gelcoat requires an initiator (often called “catalyst”) in the form
of a peroxide to cure. The peroxide/gelcoat ratio is important, so it is
checked regularly by spraying the separate components into suitable
containers and …
PostScript (in the form of ghostscript) was for me the first way to generate
vector graphics outside of a CAD program. I have several hundreds of figures
written in PostScript for inclusion in e.g. LaTeX document.