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Tags: Awards
iText has been nominated, among with two other companies from Belgium's region of Flanders, for a Flemish Export Lion. The award is an initiative from the Flanders Investment & Trade organization and recognizes Flemish companies with exceptional merits worldwide. Winners are chosen in two categories, one for companies with over 50 employees and another one for companies with less than 50 employees. iText was nominated in the latter category on account of its enduring and ongoing success in global markets, most notably the United States, India and East Asia. To mark the importance of its...
Tags: ISOiTextGhent
Last week, the ISO committee devoted to PDF standards convened at iText's global HQ in Ghent, Belgium. The delegation took the opportunity to explore iText's brand-new offices, which offer a clear view over the city skyline, and then later went to tour the city itself, visiting various landmarks as well as a construction site generally not open to the public. The site in question is a renovation project for a canal area district that used to include a now-defunct circus and a gym, and will be reconverted to a library and a residential area with waterfront apartments.
Tags: Events
We are back from our trip to Austin, TX for the OSCON Conference. It was a fun, rainy week where we needed to find ways to keep the minifigs dry! There were lots of great things to see and learn at OSCON this year, from the plush beanbag chairs to the informative sessions, we were glad to be a part of the excitement. The show was a great chance to get back to our open source roots. After releasing the first open source PDF library, we moved to the AGPL model in 2009. AGPL means that you can use our library for free- if you release your project code for others to use as well. Learn more about...
Tags: Events
We had a great time at the 2016 Document Strategy Forum in Chicago. The conference focused on digital transformation opportunities, with a wealth of great speakers and engaged attendees. iText was glad to be able to talk to the attendees about our PDF library and how we are well positioned to help with a complete digital transformation for your document needs including; archiving, accessibility, e-invoicing, automating document processes, and more. What's more? with iText 7, we can now do it faster and more powerfully than ever. Check out our videos:...
Tags: jobsBelgium
Are you a Java or .NET developer looking for an interesting job opportunity? Our Belgian office is hiring ! We're looking for a support developer with strong analytical and critical thinking skills who can function well within a young, horizontal company that values initiative and autonomy. Ideally, you have at least a Bachelor's degree in IT or comparable skills through experience. A good command of written and spoken English is a must, as we are an international company. Depending on your interests and growth initiatives, you can...
The spectacle continues at the Great Indian Developer Summit 2016 in Bangalore! Today, once again developer Benoit and our Chief Strategy Officer Bruno took center stage to discuss a few more details about iText 7. They explained how the value add-on pdfInvoice makes life easier for developers that aid their organizations with streamlining invoice processes. Also shown were a few more examples of how the pdfCalligraph can...
JAXenter's Geertjan Wielinga sat down with iText founder and CSO Bruno Lowagie to talk PDF libraries, and more specifically iText 7 . Bruno is hyping iText 7 for its "new architecture that allows us to meet a lot of our other customer requests at the same time. For instance, EverNote is a customer that uses iText on Android, that reached the implementation limits of iText and so they’ll also benefit from the new architecture, which is more modular, enabling the user to select which parts they want to use. We cleaned up the API, in the past it wasn...
At GIDS 2016 , we have now just demonstrated one of iText 7's more powerful features: the pdfCalligraph add-on. Developer Benoit Lagae and CSO Bruno Lowagie demonstrated that it is now possible to include full support for the Devanagari and Tamil scripts in an automatic PDF process. Up until now, this has been a struggle for most PDF tools because of the many ligatures these scripts need, resulting in flawed lines and awkward character transitions. iText 7 eliminates this...
The annual Great Indian Developer Summit has opened today in Bangalore, India. Sponsored by key players such as Microsoft, PayPal, Amazon and, yes, iText, the event kicked off with a keynote speech from our Chief Strategy Officer Bruno Lowagie, who used the event to launch iText 7 . iText 7 is of particular interest to the Indian market because one of its value add-ons supports correct retention and rendering of...
Leading PDF library company iText Software is proud to announce the official launch of its new flagship product. iText 7 is the successor to the company’s successful iText 5 offering and will come with several add-ons for PDF structure inspection, non-Latin script support and digital invoicing. iText is currently used by over 5.000 companies around the world to embed PDF functionalities into various parts of their workflow. As opposed to off-the-shelf, plug-and-play PDF converters, iText provides APIs for developers to fine-tune the way they want to create or edit PDFs according to different...