GeoGebra Newsletter 2012-05

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GeoGebra Website down 9th May

The GeoGebra website, forum and wiki will be down for scheduled maintainance on 9th May 2012 for 9 hours at these times.

GeoGebra Conferences

Development News

  • GeoGebra 4 (version has been released with bugfixes and Armenian as a new language

GeoGebra 4.2 News

  • The Python View will soon be removed from GeoGebra 4.2 beta, so you will need to use GeoGebra 5 Beta if you wish to continue using it, like the new Turtle object in Python
  • Alt-drag on a parabola to rescale it leaving the vertex unchanged
  • New commands: ShowGrid, ShowAxes, SetTrace
  • New JavaScript commands to allow drawing to an Image
  • Export images (PNG, SVG, etc) from the command line using --export and --dpi
  • The Input Bar will ignore accents when matching command names (eg. 'De' will match the command 'Dérivée' in French)

Tutorials & Materials

Some nice resources on GeoGebraTube:

And from other sites:

GeoGebra Community News

GeoGebra in the Media

New GeoGebra Institutes

Future Events

See our Events Map & Calendar and the GeoGebra Conference 2012 Wiki for a complete list of upcoming workshops and conferences as well as for proceedings of past conferences.



Other Conferences and Dates

We are maintaining a list of conferences in which it would be helpful if you could represent GeoGebra.


If you have news for our next newsletter, please let us know at

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