A web-based math entry system


After experimenting for a few hours with MathLex, I think Barry has succeeded in making it easier to enter complex formulas into digital form. I recommend this utility to anyone who deals with math formulas.

If you are looking to improve your JavaScript skills, you can help update MathLex. Many web developers today prefer to use libraries other than jQuery. Barry has mentioned that "it would be very nice to bring [MathLex] up to speed with modern JS development (TypeScript, maybe?)" [5].

The Author

Marco Fioretti (http://mfioretti.substack.com) is a freelance author, trainer, and researcher based in Rome, Italy, who has been working with free/open source software since 1995 and on open digital standards since 2005. Marco also is a board member of the Free Knowledge Institute (http://freeknowledge.eu).

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