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Documation , an annual event held in Paris, France, around digitalization and document management, is in full swing. And iText is present! We're relishing the chance to talk to some customers as well as introduce ourselves to a whole host of potential new ones, and listening to the challenges organizations face in archiving, PDF management and smart document workflow. This year's edition runs on April 6 and 7, with the last day featuring a morning talk by iText's Product Manager Stephan Bleeckx about how PDF can help companies accelerate their...
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The focus for version 5.5.9 was not on new features but that doesn't mean we've been twiddling our thumbs. This new version contains numerous bug fixes and improvements. The areas of improvement include: Tagged PDF and accessibility Fixed an issue with tagging of nested lists. Improvements in tagging of form XObjects . When adding multiple Chunk s to a Phrase , there's an optimization of merging them when they have the same properties. But this resulted in their accessibility attributes and roles being overwritten. PDF/A Corrected the...
March 15, 2016
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Vote The Entrepreneur Awards - Belgium
The founder of the iText Group, Bruno Lowagie, was nominated in the category "Top Founder of the Year" in The Entrepreneur Awards. Read the full blog post to learn how to vote.
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SXSW (South by Southwest) is one of the world's most highly-publicized festivals that combine music, interactive media, film and technology. For the 2016 edition, running from March 11 to March 20, iText's CSO and founder Bruno among the festival's 80.000 attendees. In his wake, he's brought an armada of iText lego minifigs. These @iText LEGO dudes are real conversation starters at #SXSW with @StartupsBe...
Do you want to cast your vote for Belgium in the European Business Awards? Follow this step-by-step guide and tweet about us!
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The European Business Awards announced their winners in each of the 33 participating countries for National Public Champions, and for Belgium, this was iText! We like to think of it a little like the Eurovision Song Contest but without the kitsch and the ludicrous hair, replaced with innovation and successful growth for European companies (but we do think our hair is looking pretty nice today). This honor gets iText, who defeated nine other Belgian companies, into the second round where it will run against the other National Public Champions for the European Public Champion title. “We owe...
What do you do if you're making a tidy sum off of creating one of the world's most widely used programmable PDF libraries? Why, invest it in cinema, of course! iText was one of the backers of the movie 'Couple in a Hole' , an independent feature film helmed by director Tom Geens, debuting at the 2015 Toronto Film Festival. The movie has since received critical acclaim, with The Guardian praising it...
From February 22 to 25, the Mobile World Congress, which bills itself as "the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry", took place in Barcelona, Spain. iText founder and CEO Bruno attended the event and shared an iText booth with Hancom as well as Hancom's new, European subsidiary ThinkFree. Over 100,000 people from 204 countries attended the event. "This was our first opportunity to present ourselves in this way to the world," said Bruno. "It was pretty intense but interesting to see people recognizing me through the iText logo on my shirt. Some people spontaneously stepped up to...
iText founder Bruno is featured over at GlobalSign with an interesting and extensive piece about electronic document signing. Starting from an issue caused by invoice fraud causing someone to lose €30.000, Bruno guides the reader through the steps for making electronic signatures work with PDF. Its three major advantages are integrity, authenticity and non-repudiation, which prevent people from getting defrauded. Bruno then gets into the more technical nitty-gritty and offers practical examples for creating and using PDF signatures - the entire article is well worth a read...