Sunday, March 30, 2014

More on pandoc and markdown

This post explains how to use citation and reference in a pandoc markdown document.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Texts, a pandoc editor

I really like this Pandoc editor I bought. It is small, lightweight, and elegant. More importantly, combined with the Pandoc engine, it can handle long and complicated documents. I also like the this review. This short article also looks very interesting (and this guy is a sociologist!).

CuteMarkEd is another promising markdown editor. It is a free and open source project.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Manjaro is a Linux distro based on Arch. Based on this review, it has become a real competitor of Ubuntu and Mint. I should give a try sometime.


By integrating R, markdown, and many other exciting new technologies, Rstudio has become a complete and fascinating data analysis environment.

Monday, March 17, 2014


Ceemple takes a different approach to scientific computing: it is based on C++ and integrates a large number of scientific libraries into an intuitive IDE. It is free for academic use but so far is Windows-only.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

MCMC in LaplacesDemon

LaplacesDemon is a really cool package but I had a hard time to grasp its full capacity. This article summarizes provides a nice summary.

Friday, March 14, 2014


TeXMath is a LibreOffice plugin that support LaTeX equations. Looks good.

Saturday, March 08, 2014

LaTeX templates

Here is a collection of useful LaTeX templates.