November 2, 2009 6

LaTeX rendering of equations in Google Wave – LaTeXy

By in Early-adopter, Reading, wave, Web 2.0, Wikis, Writing

It was a matter of time before someone wrote a robot thatwaveLatexy-images grabbed latex  and returned an image after latex processing. LaTeXy does exactly that and has just increased tenfold the usefulness of wave for academics.

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6 Responses to “LaTeX rendering of equations in Google Wave – LaTeXy”

  1. DougNo Gravatar says:

    LaTeXy is great. I’m really looking forward to something that can go both ways. So, for example, I could have a discussion with a collaborator throwing in LaTeX commands. When the discussion gets to a suitably advanced stage we might want to cut and paste all the latex code into a proper latex document.

    Brilliant start though.

  2. [...] what you would expect, even for a notetaker. Captions are not implemented, nor footnotes. finally, LaTeXy is not the most convenient way to get equations done, I’m afraid, and it doesn’t go both [...]

  3. GunnarNo Gravatar says:

    Hi,

    This is a really, really neat tool and would be quite brilliant for students to collaborate to obtain a great set of notes *during* a class. Now, if I had a way to get this back into a latex document (cf Doug’s comment) then I would be using this for all my classes *now*.

    G

  4. Jeff GrayNo Gravatar says:

    We’re using it for homework solutions and it is wonderful, but we are having trouble with bugs in LaTeXy not rendering correctly. :(

  5. LaTeX and Google docs – online viewer, pdf compiler, editor

    very handy for working on LaTex doc together
    it is here: http://docs.latexlab.org

  6. LaTeXy is great. I’m really looking forward to something that can go both ways.

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