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I'm a PhD student in Computer Science, doing research in the field of data management. I work with algorithms for transaction processing (recovery and concurrency control), buffer management, and query execution in databases. I am also interested in Mathematics, especially analysis and probability theory. My hobbies are photography, music, and cooking.


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comment How productive are you with TikZ?
Instantly seeing the drawing you are typing is indeed very nice and productive, even for professional TikZers. Too bas it's windows-only.
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comment How productive are you with TikZ?
Thank you for the excellent answer, Andrew! (nice pun btw) Now let me ask you a small follow-up (ok maybe two). The advantages you described apply to "diagram programming" in general. Besides the TeX integration, is there any reason why TikZ is most productive in particular? Also, are the concepts of diagram programming common to all such tools, to the point where a TikZ user could rapidly switch to another one if need be?
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