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Silver Stevie winner International Business Awards
We've done it again! iText is proud to be honored with a second Silver Stevie in the International Business Awards. This year we are recognized in the "Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year- under 100 employees". We previously won a silver in 2016 for "Most Innovative Company of the year, Europe" and three bronze Stevies for 2015-2017 in the American Business Awards. We are happy to have our continued success recognized by the International Business Awards. Some of the innovations that we have been focusing on include: Our dual licensing structure A complete re-write of our core...
Last week, iText Software and Inbatek were invited by the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) in Bangkok (Thailand) for a full day of talks and sessions about PDF and e-invoicing. ETDA is a Public Organization in Thailand that functions as the main agency responsible for developing, promoting and supporting electronic transactions in order to create trust, opportunity and equity for all. We were honored to be included in this conference and were impressed with the quality of questions that stemmed from the pannel discussion. If you want to...
The new PDF standard ISO 32000-2:2017 (PDF 2.0) has been published online! This standard specifies a digital form for representing electronic documents to enable users to exchange and view electronic documents independent of the environment in which they were created or the environment in which they are viewed or printed. It is intended for developers of : software that creates PDF files (PDF writers), software that reads existing PDF files and (usually) interprets their contents for display (PDF readers), software that reads and displays PDF content and interacts with the computer users to...
July 31, 2017, release of 7.0.4, pdfCalligraph 1.0.3 and pdfHTML 1.0.1.
Tags: ChangelogiText 7
July 31, 2017
Tags: Release
iText 5.5.11 is a maintenance release that rolls up 28 bugfixes from the past 5 months. No new functionality has been added since 5.5.10 . You can find the release over here . A full list of changes can be found in the changelog .
Tags: ChangelogiText 5
July 5, 2017
Intro Have you already committed an SSH private key, a password file or a config file with sensitive data to your repository before? In case you did not, I would recommend to first try this out before you continue reading this blogpost. For the rest of us: DON'T PANIC! Take a deep breath, get up from your desk, walk around for a few minutes. Ready? Okay, let's get started! The goal is to completely wipe a file out of existence in a Git repository, to cover all tracks of your horrible mistake. Do you want to be the person who...
Tags: Java
2017 DZone Guide to Java
If you believe the number of articles online, you might be inclined to believe that Java is dying, but we all know better. While the release of Java 9 and Java EE 8 have been delayed, the excitement and passion of the Java community remains strong, proven by groups like the Java EE Guardians, who formed to push Oracle to commit to improvements for Java EE. This energy is not just a result of complacent developers failing to leave behind a stagnant language. New JVM technologies like the Kotlin language are making incredible waves in the industry, and Java itself has been encouraging the...
ZUGFeRD e-book v2
With the release of iText 7, some part of the first edition of the book "ZUGFeRD: The Future of Invoicing" became obsolete. In the meantime, we have been busy updating the content to iText 7 code and including new add-ons such as pdfHTML. Today, ZUGFeRD is still a very important standard for invoicing, that makes processing invoices much easier by combining EDI standards (Electronic Data Interchange, e.g. Cross Industry Invoice or CII) with the PDF/A-3 standard. The human-oriented representation using PDF and the machine-oriented EDI information stored within the PDF are the key strengths of...