2014 is well on its way and there’s already a slew of new cool things happening around the MathJax community – it’s about time for another community update!
GitdenReader improves MathML support for epub3
WriteLaTeX adds RichText editor with MathJax support
WriteLaTeX users can now see a live preview of their math in the editing pane as well. Thanks to MathJax support, users simply move their cursor into the equation to switch back to TeX. Check out the WriteLaTeX demo and switch the editor to “RichText”.
Jekyll switches to Kramdown
Stackexchange on Android adds MathJax support
The still brand new Stackexchange app for Android now comes with MathJax support.
Mathdown alpha released
Quizzer adds MathJax support
Draw.io adds MathJax support
New Firefox add-ons
Fred Wang has released two new Firefox plugins. MathML Copy provides easy copy&paste access to MathML while MathJax Native MML lets users set MathJax to native MathML output, independent of page authors. You can read more at Fred’s Blog.
TeXzilla 0.9.4 released
Fred Wang has also released version 0.9.4 of TeXzilla, a TeX-to-MathML converter with iTeXMML compatible syntax.
Tiddlywiki MathJax plugin news
On StackOverflow: input fields, canvas
A couple of interesting questions came up on StackOverflow.
Davide provided a work around for input fields in MathML+HTML5 (we plan to add support for foreign elements in MathML).
While MathJax does not provide canvas output right now, it’s still possible to integrate MathJax output into a canvas. Recently, a nice jsfiddle (using Easel.js) showed up on this Stackoverflow question. For an approach using html2canvas.js, see this jsfiddle.
- AppMind’s Android markdown editor Minutes Text Notes Pro + Sync now offers MathJax support.
- The markdown editor LightPaper for Mac (
http://clockworkengine.com/lightpaper-mac/) adds MathJax support.
- LaTeXML recently completed its move and can now be found on GitHub. Go forth and contribute!
Content, content, content
- CarvingIT has released ScienceProblems.org
http://www.scienceproblems.org/(on github), an open repository for math & science problems.
- At SocialAlgebra
http://www.socialalgebra.com/, you’ll find some school-level problems sets.
- Nowhere Near Ithaca combined MathJax, D3.js, and JStat in an interactive visualization of the Lognormal Distribution, with further tips for wrapping it as a Chrome app)