Displaying Math

When it comes to technical writing, we often want to display mathematical formulas inside the page. In the past, this was done by creating an image on the server from some kind of markup, or even manually creating an image with an external program. Since the introduction of MathML, this is no longer needed; this thereby saves us time, which was otherwise spent on sorting out layout issues, and enables native support from the browsers for the display of equations. At the time of writing this book, not all of the major browsers support MathML, even though the spec for most of the features has been available for a few years now.

Displaying Math

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