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PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action - Microsoft's Impact

Bernd Zipper

Although we did not test any Microsoft applications, they will have a significant impact on the use of online PDFs, especially in the corporate enterprise. Since the majority of Acrobat users are not involved in traditional graphic arts but are part of law firms, insurance agencies, government bodies and so on, we can expect Microsoft's and Adobe's Web and collaboration tools to develop a decidedly "corporate" aspect.

Developer   July 03, 2001

PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action - Signatures & Forms

Bernd Zipper

When Acrobat 5 was released, online digital signatures were presented as an integral part of a collaborative PDF workflow. We assumed, erroneously, that these would be handled in the same manner as online comments -- via shared folders or WebDAV. Instead, we learned that online signatures had to be implemented in a more cumbersome way, which unfortunately we were unable to test.

Developer   July 03, 2001

PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action - Installation and Setup of WebDAV

Bernd Zipper

In general, a WebDAV server has modest hardware requirements. A Pentium or PowerPC-based system with at least 128 MB RAM and 4GB disk space is sufficient for the Acrobat workflow we tested. WebDAV can be installed on most modern server operating systems, including Windows NT Server, Windows 2000 Professional, OS X and Linux. An optimum configuration was achieved, in our opinion, was achieved by using Red Hat Linux, Apache and the WebDAV Extension.

Developer   July 03, 2001

PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action - Installation and Setup of WebDAV

Bernd Zipper

In general, a WebDAV server has modest hardware requirements. A Pentium or PowerPC-based system with at least 128 MB RAM and 4GB disk space is sufficient for the Acrobat workflow we tested. WebDAV can be installed on most modern server operating systems, including Windows NT Server, Windows 2000 Professional, OS X and Linux. An optimum configuration was achieved, in our opinion, was achieved by using Red Hat Linux, Apache and the WebDAV Extension.

Developer   July 03, 2001

PDF Collaboration: WebDAV In Action - The HTML Communications Standard

Bernd Zipper

Before we can share PDF files on the Web, we must first find a way to get them there. Despite promises in numerous marketing brochures, putting data online is not often an easy matter. Absent any support from CGI scripts, the online data must usually be uploaded to the Web server using an FTP application; the normal browser will not suffice.

Developer   July 03, 2001

Web Publishing with Acrobat/PDF

Thomas Merz's book describes the production of efficient PDF documents.

Developer   July 01, 2001

Thinking in Java

View or download Thinking in Java (2nd Ed & 3rd Ed, beta). "What a magnificent book! It's got just the right balance between code and discussion, and the exercises are good. I've done all of them to the end of Ch. 10, and I feel like I'm making good progress with Java."

  July 01, 2001

Art of Assembly

A textbook on machine organzation and assembly language programming developed by Randy Hyde for the CS 264 (Assembly Language Programming) at Cal Poly Pomona and CS 13 (Machine Organization and Assembly Language Programming) at UC Riverside.

Developer   July 01, 2001

Thinking in C++

You can view or download Volume 1 and 2 of Bruce's book from here in PDF. These PDFs have full bookmarks, and hyperlinks created using PDF Maker from Bruce's Word97 source files.

  July 01, 2001

Object Orientated Programming in ANSI-C

An electronic book for download Axel Schreiner has been kind enough to provide his book, 'Object Orientated Programming in ANSI-C' for download from the Planet PDF Developers section.

Developer   July 01, 2001

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