[BangPypers] [OT] Tools for writing books and publishing as pdfs

Vinayak Hegde vinayakh at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 08:52:50 CET 2010

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Jins Thomas <jinsthomas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is an off-topic.
> Would somebody please pass some suggestions on how we can write some e-book,
> technical in nature. I'm planning to write one book on telecom network
> domain . My main motive is to learn some more solid things while writing
> this book. So i was just thinking there is any good way by which we write
> this and publish as pdfs in the internet. I was curious how our free python
> tutorials being written, like 'A byte of python' , ThinkCSPY etc.

As other have suggested - Latex would be ideal. It is also possible to
write using a wiki. There are some plugins for mediawiki which can
help you convert to PDF but the output would not be as good as Latex.

-- Vinayak

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