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At the technical support team, we have recently received a number of questions regarding support for the Universal Windows Platform . For those not in the know, UWP was designed by Microsoft to improve portability of applications between all possible Windows-style devices. In the older .NET Framework, porting an existing app to a new device family (e.g. wearables, XBox, etc.) is a non-trivial task. UWP aims to solve this problem by introducing a unified backbone that is compatible with all device families, and ensures that an app can be used on all devices that run on a...
Drupal website developer and integrator Pronovix recently posted an interesting insight on using PDF technology. The full post, written by Pronovix CEO Kristof Van Tomme, is well worth reading, but here's the gist of it: In the web community, PDF has become synonym for a range of accessibility bad practices. Some people even think that we would all be better off if PDF would finally die, just like Flash and Internet Explorer. As a result PDF is not very sexy in the Drupal...
We are looking to start 2016 off with a bang! By winning a European Business Award. iText has been selected for the shortlist of National Champions for Belgium. Among our competitors on the list, we’re one of the youngest and smallest companies, but by no means less-equipped to put up a fight! We were selected by the European Business Awards on account of our track record, continuous growth and the strong community support that we’ve helped nurture for our programmable PDF libraries. Our users have always formed the backbone of our success, so that is why we turn to you once more: a simple...
The entire iText team wishes you and your loved ones happy holidays. We hope to see you again in 2016 in good spirits and good health.
Analogous to Time and other famous magazines, Belgian IT magazine Computable metes out the ‘IT person of the year’ award every year. iText founder and CEO Bruno Lowagie appears in 2015’s list of 50 nominees. Other nominees include various business leaders, visionaries and politicians. Competition is tight, so we wish Bruno the best of luck in clinching the award! Read the article here (Dutch version only, unfortunately).
Although it may not be immediately obvious because of our modest nature the fact that iText’s presence in companies and products is unobtrusive, research from Adobe revealed at the PDF Technical Conference in San José that iText is the source of 8% of the world’s PDF documents. The top two positions were hogged by tech giants Adobe (obviously) and Microsoft, with Ghostscript coming third. The field of PDF libraries, creators and renderers remains very diverse and healthy. Competition is tight, which ultimately benefits the end user and keeps inspiring us to remain ahead. We appreciate...
Leading PDF library company iText and professional software developer Hancom proudly announce their joint venture, ThinkFree. The ThinkFree brand is to offer Hancom solutions integrated with iText functionality to professional markets in Europe and beyond. By capitalizing on iText’s intimate knowledge of Europe and the United States, Hancom, a South Korean software giant, hopes to make inroads into new markets. iText is a global company headquartered in Belgium.
Adobe’s VP Engineering for Document Cloud, Phil Ydens, estimates there may be up to 2.5 trillion PDF documents in the world. This number is rising every day because PDF has been embraced by businesses, governments and individual users alike as a platform-agnostic way of passing and sending information that won’t be skewed or altered. However, paradoxically speaking, the number of PDF documents could be much higher if there was more awareness about the versatility of the format. Not only is PDF gearing up for a world with more dynamic interactions between file formats, it can already be used...
Our founder, Bruno, recently played a game of chess hosted by Deloitte to celebrate our position in the consultancy company’s Fast 50. Bruno played against the founder and CEO of Smappee , another ambitious Belgian company listed in the Fast 50. You can watch the game on YouTube and listen to both men sharing their vision and ambition with us.
A couple of weeks ago, iText was recognized as the second fastest growing technology company in Belgium by Deloitte. Today, Deloitte announced its EMEA Fast500 ranking the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the EMEA region: iText made this...