15th ConTEXt Meeting: Bassenge, Belgium, September 20–25, 2021

ConTEXt meeting 2021


Time Contributors Subject Slides
Monday, September 20, 2021
19:00 dinner
20:00 Taco & Hans Installation workshop / welcome
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
09:00 Pavneet Arora Galley Prep on the ConTeXt Concorde
09:45 Hans Hagen Fundamentals: (parshapes, hyphenation, localcontrol) programming localcontrol
11:00 coffee break
11:30 Wolfgang Schuster Document and project structure commands slides
12:00 Q & A: Project setup
12:15 Hans Hagen Fundamentals continued: (parshapes, hyphenation, localcontrol)
13:30 lunch
15:00 Taco Hoekwater MetaPost Pairs and Paths slides
16:30 coffee break
17:00 Taco Hoekwater “Luafication” of Metapost slides
17:30 Hans Hagen MetaPost: (scanners and injectors, local positions) slides
18:00 Q & A: MetaPost programming
19:00 dinner
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
09:00 Ramkumar KB (remote presenter) Aha! and Gotchas - Using ConTeXt in an Enterprise slides
09:45 Tomáš Hála, Tamara Kocurová, Adriana Kašparová et al. An Overview of Language Support in ConTeXt
10:30 Q & A: Language support
11:00 coffee break
11:30 Tomáš Hála Diary
12:15 Henning Hraban Ramm The state of floats and columns, revisited slides, test files
13:00 Q & A: floats and columns
13:15 Hans Hagen How to use the ConTeXt JSON parser (quick demo)
13:30 lunch
15:00 Henning Hraban Ramm Comparison of PDF viewers slides, data table
15:30 Michal Vlasák (remote presenter) Embedding interactive elements and multimedia in PDF files slides demo
16:15 Hans Hagen the PDF mess
17:00 coffee break
17:30 Hans Hagen Handy: (box lines, scope, matching)
18:00 Jano Kula Year of surprises
18:30 Q & A: General typesetting
19:00 dinner
20:30 Hans Hagen Workshop: extending LMTX with Potrzebie
Thursday, September 23, 2021
09:00 Hans Hagen Fonts: (compact mode, missing glyphs) slides
10:00 Willi Egger typescripts slides
10:30 Wolfgang Schuster \definefontfamily (previously known as simplefonts) slides
11:00 coffee break
11:30 Q & A: Fonts
13:00 Pavneet Arora Wiki plans
13:30 lunch
15:00 Taco Hoekwater Wiki updates
15:30 ConTeXt Group members meeting
16:30 coffee break
17:00 Arthur Rosendahl (remote presenter) What’s new in Unicode 14?
17:30 Taco Hoekwater A cross-stitch pattern (de)construction slides
18:15 Hans Hagen Rendering openstreetmaps
19:00 dinner
20:30 Harald König Crazy Printer technologies
Friday, September 24, 2021
09:00 Taco Hoekwater Reading a mail log, or: LPEG for intermediate TeX users slides
10:00 Q & A: LPEG programming
11:00 coffee break
11:30 Hans Hagen LMTX: (where we stand, overload protection) paragraphs overloadprotection
12:45 Hans Hagen Math: getting there math
13:30 lunch
15:00 Willi Egger Bookbinding demonstration
16:30 Aditya Mahajan (remote presenter) XML to PDF via CLD (ConTeXt Lua Documents) slides
17:30 Dinner
18:30 Excursion to the observatory in Heerlen
Saturday, September 25, 2021
09:30 Departures