Maple 10 Smooths Math Operations

By Peter Coffee  |  Posted 2005-07-18 Print this article Print

But some elements in version 10 of this multiplatform tool don't quite add up.

Maple 10, from the MapleSoft division of Waterloo Maple Inc., strengthens a highly regarded mathematical workbench with unique facilities for building presentation documents that clarify intimidating symbols and formulas. Producers, as well as consumers, of Maple documents will benefit from major ease-of-use enhancements in this release.

Click here to read the full review of Maple 10.

Peter Coffee is Director of Platform Research at, where he serves as a liaison with the developer community to define the opportunity and clarify developers' technical requirements on the company's evolving Apex Platform. Peter previously spent 18 years with eWEEK (formerly PC Week), the national news magazine of enterprise technology practice, where he reviewed software development tools and methods and wrote regular columns on emerging technologies and professional community issues.Before he began writing full-time in 1989, Peter spent eleven years in technical and management positions at Exxon and The Aerospace Corporation, including management of the latter company's first desktop computing planning team and applied research in applications of artificial intelligence techniques. He holds an engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from Pepperdine University, he has held teaching appointments in computer science, business analytics and information systems management at Pepperdine, UCLA, and Chapman College.

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