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Course : PostScript Course


    Course Elements
PostScript is a programming language that was developed by Adobe Systems, 36year ago, in 1982. It was influenced by InterPress and LISP. The filename extension for this language is .ps. This course features about the following:

> Expansion of PostScript as a programming language.
> Levels of programming in PostScript.
> PostScript and publishing of text.

  • INTRODUCTION
  • STACK AND ARITHMETIC
  • BEGINNING GRAPHICS
  • PROCEDURES AND VARIABLES
  • PRINTING TEXT
  • MORE GRAPHICS
  • LOOPS AND CONDITIONALS
  • ARRAYS
  • MORE FONTS
  • CLIPPING AND LINE DETAILS
  • IMAGES
  • POSTSCRIPT PRINTERS


Postscript is a page description language in electronic publishing and desktop publishing business. On high end printers, document can be transformed into a PostScript program. One can learn about the following features of PostScript through this course:

> Handling of fonts- it is itself complex, a number of issues had to be considered with this approach.
> Raster Image Processor (RIP)
> Introduction to Graphical User Interface (GUI)
> Features and working environment of PostScript.
> Software that can be used to renderPostScript: GhostScript, pstoedit and Zathura.
> Printing in PostScript.
> Working before and after PostScript.
> Versions of PostScript- 1, 2 and 3.
> Electronic publishing.




By Kim Paul

Postscript is a very specific language to work with. The working environment for this language is complex. This course helps you to know about all the aspects for smooth functioning of programs.

By Wyle Pound

This course has provided a fresh look about the language. The practical part of the course is well designed and executed. The principles of PostScript are in a way that anyone with programming experience can understand.

By Michael Jacks

There are many courses available on the web for PostScript language. I rank this course number one because of its completeness and simplicity. This is perfect course for every PostScript programmer.

By Tom Name

This course is a great introduction to PostScript. It gives you detailed analysis about many commonly used features and encourages a different way of thinking with the language. It has plenty of examples too.

By Hailey Max

As you would expect, I am very satisfied with this course on PostScript. Given the complexity of some concepts, the course describes them very precisely. The examples are interesting.


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