The nuweb system for Literate Programming
The nuweb system for Literate Programming was initially
developed several years ago by Preston Briggs, and was later
extended as part of Marc Mengel's Master's Thesis to help work with both
specifications in Z
(in effect, LaTeX source in a LaTeX/nuweb document) and the code that
implements the specification in a common document.
At that time Preston wasn't interested in making new nuweb
releases, so Marc took over maintenance of it, with his permission.
At present, Simon Wright and Keith Harwood are the active maintainers.
Folks interested in starting to use nuweb should
the tarfile with sources already unpacked from the nuweb.w
file, a Makefile, etc.
Those who already have nuweb running can simply
the latest nuweb.w file, or checkout the module from the
You can browse the nuweb
source/document [PDF, about 2 MB] , or just
the User's Guide [PDF] portion.
Please post bug reports at the
tracker, and feature requests at
Send comments, questions, etc to