Monthly Archives: August 2014

Unit testing tips: diffing PDF files

How do you unit test a piece of code that generates a PDF file? There are a number of interesting answers to this question around the web, including some neat ideas such as: Use something like PIL to convert the PDF … Continue reading

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New features I would love to see in writeLaTeX

UPDATE: Since I wrote this post writeLaTeX has added Rich Commenting and BibTeX imports from cloud services. writeLaTeX is my new favourite thing. If you haven’t heard of it, writeLaTeX is an online service for writing collaborative LaTeX documents. Think of it like Google docs … Continue reading

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