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Karl's Corner: Creating web-ready PDFs

Karl De Abrew

The latest rumblings and ramblings from Debenu CEO Karl De Abrew. This week, Karl talks 'electronic paper' and creating 'web-ready' PDF files.

Enterprise & Government   November 20, 2015

Debenu Quick PDF Library 12 is a truly cross-platform PDF SDK

Jeremy Koadlow

Let's be totally clear about this, providing support for all/most platforms is absolutely required nowadays in a PDF devkit - hence, I'm very pleased to hear that this update has finally been completed. I know that it has involved 2-3 years development behind the scenes.

Developer   November 06, 2015

PDF Is A Platform

Rowan Hanna

With the PDF Technical Conference in San Jose coming up shortly -- 19th and 20th of October -- it's worth taking a few minutes to review one of the major themes that will be discussed at the conference: PDF as a platform.

Developer   October 09, 2015

Foxit Acquires LuraTech

Rowan Hanna

Foxit Corporation, the company behind the hugely popular Foxit Reader and Foxit PhantomPDF, has announced the acquisition of LuraTech Imaging GmbH and all its subsidiaries.

Enterprise & Government   October 09, 2015

PDF Technical Conference 2015

Rowan Hanna

The PDF Technical Conference 2015 will be held this year on the 19th and 20th of October in San Jose. It's a two day conference that takes an in-depth look at PDF from the perspective of developers, IT managers and product managers.

Enterprise & Government   September 17, 2015

Debenu updates PDF SDK to support Android and iOS mobile platforms

Dan Shea

Debenu has released an updated version of its flagship developer product with all new iOS and Android support. Debenu Quick PDF Library 11.15 also adds new functions, fixes several bugs and features a range of enhancements to existing functionality.

Developer   June 16, 2015

PDF Days coming to Washington and NYC

Dan Shea

In just a few weeks, PDF Days are coming to the US with dedicated multi-track, all-day educational events in both Washington (December 10) and New York City (December 11).

Enterprise & Government   November 27, 2014

Duff Johnson Appointed Executive Director of the PDF Association

Jeremy Koadlow

The PDF Association, announced Duff Johnson as the organization's first Executive Director elevating the 18 year old PDF veteran of the electronic document industry who has served as the Vice Chairman of the PDF Association since 2010.

Enterprise & Government   October 10, 2014

SnackableApps releases Go PDF for iOS

Dan Shea

SnackableApps has announced the release of Go PDF for iOS. The app creates PDF from from browser-based content such as web pages.

Enterprise & Government   April 23, 2014

Recosoft ships PDF conversion iOS apps

Dan Shea

Osaka, Japan-based Recosoft announced that it has shipped a range of PDF conversion apps for use on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. PDF to Excel, PDF to PowerPoint and PDF to Word allow iPad users to convert PDF files into Office-compatible spreadsheets, slide-shows and documents, respectively.

Enterprise & Government   April 17, 2014

iApp releases Printer for iOS

Dan Shea

iApp technologies has released Printer, an app for iOS that allows users to convert documents into PDF. It also supports printing and compression, along with a range of storage and delivery options for resulting files.

Enterprise & Government   April 14, 2014

Vision-e releases free digital signature app for iPad

Dan Shea

Vision-e has launched eSign, a free iPad app for signing PDF documents. After signing the PDF, the new addition to Apple's App Store can then be used to save or email the PDF document on.

Enterprise & Government   April 12, 2014

GWG releases whitepaper on PDF/VT, PDF variable data printing standard

Dan Shea

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has released a whitepaper that explains PDF/VT, the ISO standard for use with PDF-based variable data and transactional printing.

Enterprise & Government   April 11, 2014

Debenu updates PDF SDK to version 10.14

Dan Shea

Melbourne-based Debenu has released an incremental update to its flagship developer product. Debenu Quick PDF Library 10.14 adds new functions, fixes several bugs and features a range of enhancements to existing functionality.

Developer   April 04, 2014

Mac-based digital signature application updated

Dan Shea

Today saw the release of PDF Signet 1.3, the latest version of Czech independent developer Vaclav Slavik's Mac OS X certificate-based digital signature tool.

Enterprise & Government   April 03, 2014

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