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Best of Planet PDF 2 released

Nicolas Derico

Planet PDF has just released the long-lost second edition of its annual "Best bits" compilation. The free Best of Planet PDF publication contains Planet PDF's biggest articles from 2004 (yep, 2004). Volume 2 is 83 pages full of select Planet PDF news features, tips, interviews, product information and more that was published at Planet PDF during 2004.

Enterprise & Government   December 07, 2017

Egads 'Print to PDF' from Microsoft Edge gone awry

Karl De Abrew

Well, this could be more than just a little problem. Using Microsoft Edge's Print to PDF feature could put the wrong text in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Enterprise & Government   May 09, 2017

The European PDF Event of the Year 2017

Karl De Abrew

With less than two weeks to go, I'm getting pretty excited about the PDF Days Europe 2017. Aside from schooling my German, it also gives me some great access to the latest and greatest PDF experts.

Enterprise & Government   May 05, 2017

Great additions to Microsoft Edge preview with Insider Build 16188

Karl De Abrew

As part of the latest release of Windows Insider Preview Build, Microsoft Edge's PDF Reader has been souped up to include new features to provide more support for PDF reading

Enterprise & Government   May 04, 2017

Foxit Software solves the Document Management problem

Rowan Hanna

The number of PDFs currently distributed is estimated to be over 2.5 trillion! The main areas of concern are based on making use of PDF in medium to large businesses.

Enterprise & Government   June 28, 2016

Live stream at PDF Days Europe

Karl De Abrew

Quickly jump in now to visit the real-time stream from PDF Days in Europe using YouTube. Topics will include PDF in the mobile device context, accessible PDF documents and forms, electronic invoice solutions and more. Planet PDF highly recommends attending this conference.

Enterprise & Government   June 14, 2016

PDF Days Europe 2016

Rowan Hanna

The PDF Days Europe 2016 conference will be held between the 14th and 15th of June in Berlin, Germany. Topics will include PDF in the mobile device context, accessible PDF documents and forms, electronic invoice solutions and more. Planet PDF highly recommends attending this conference.

Enterprise & Government   June 03, 2016

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

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