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Tex is a programming language created in 1978.

TeX ( or , see below), stylized within the system as TeX, is a typesetting system (or "formatting system") designed and mostly written by Donald Knuth and released in 1978. Together with the Metafont language for font description and the Computer Modern family of typefaces, TeX was designed with two main goals in mind: to allow anybody to produce high-quality books using minimal effort, and to provide a system that would give exactly the same results on all computers, at any point in time. TeX is free software, which made it accessible to a wide range of users. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from hello-world:

Hello World \bye

Example code from the Hello World Collection:

% Hello World in plain \TeX \immediate\write16{Hello World!} \end

Example code from Linguist:

\ProvidesFile{verbose.bbx} [\abx@bbxid] \RequireBibliographyStyle{authortitle} \endinput

Example code from Wikipedia:

The quadratic formula is $$-b \pm \sqrt{b^2 - 4ac} \over 2a$$ \bye

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Trending Tex repos on GitHub

repo stars description
milewski-ctfp-pdf 5720 Bartosz Milewski's 'Category Theory for Programmers' unofficial PDF and LaTeX source
Deedy-Resume 2479 "A one page two asymmetric column resume template in XeTeX that caters to an undergraduate Computer Science student"
leetcode 7856 LeetCode题解,151道题完整版
gt-nlp-class 3281 "Course materials for Georgia Tech CS 4650 and 7650 ""Natural Language"""
resume 2785 An elegant \LaTeX\ résumé template
resume 1217 Software developer resume in Latex
cheatsheets 1336 RStudio Cheat Sheets
MathModel 611 研究生数学建模,数学建模竞赛优秀论文,数学建模算法,LaTeX论文模板,算法思维导图,参考书籍,Matlab软件教程,PPT
vimtex 2076 A modern vim plugin for editing LaTeX files.
os01 7627 Bootstrap yourself to write an OS from scratch. A book for self-learner.
language 504 Design of the Dart language
tensorflow-zh 11183 谷歌全新开源人工智能系统TensorFlow官方文档中文版
dsbook 237 Repository for data science book

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