Events

Our CEO, Bruno Lowagie, was this year's closing keynote speaker at the Tech Startyp Days: He talked about Four failures and one hit .
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The first ever version of iText was released 15 years ago on February 14th. From an individual project in 2000, to a community open source project, to a professional open source company, iText has gone through the exciting journey to becoming the world's best documented, feature-rich and forward-looking PDF library ever on the market. None of this could have been possible without the passion and brilliancy of the collective iText community. The iText developer community has been growing from day one, downloading and using iText, sharing best practices and answering questions. The numbers are...
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Last year, iText invested in a Belgian movie "Marry Me". We had a spectacular party at the Belgian opening night , but now we're also coming to Silicon Valley: the movie will be screened in San Jose during the Cinequest Film Festival in March. This is the first movie that mentions iText...
Last week, the world's finest PDF experts gathered at the PDF Days in Washington DC and New York to talk about PDF standards such as PDF/A and PDF/UA. Our CEO presented a talk entitled: "How standards drive business": These are some impressions from the PDF Day in Washington DC: These are some impressions from the PDF Day in New York City: In the last photograph, you recognize Stan presenting iText in 4 minutes talking about the Awards won by iText Group in 2014.
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Last week, iText joined the Belgian Princely Mission to Singapore, presided over by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, Representative of His Majesty the King. The three day visit was packed with meetings and networking events. This is a picture of the founders of iText with the famour Marina Bay towers in the background: We had meetings with companies such as AIT and Isomatic Information System. Company visits included ST Engineering, DBC, and OCBC. We also talked to the government, more specifically to the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. iText was selected to represent the fast...
U.S. PDF Days this year are held in Washington, DC and New York City , organized by the PDF Association. These are once a year , full-day educational events targeted at IT professionals, featuring presentations by the most authoritative experts in the document management industry and PDF in particular. This year they will focus on the specific topics relevant to the government and financial sectors. iText is a...
As always, we love meeting fellow developers from all over the world and learning from each other - and Devoxx is one of the best places to do so in Europe. This edition of Devoxx was right in our backyard in Antwerp, Belgium, so that made it even more special. We met a number of folks from the neighborhood, young students from nearby Ghent University (where iText started) and welcomed many others visiting Belgium. The iText team made the best of it: Spoke to over 200 folks who stopped by our booth The #devoxx Tweets were coming in, mentioning...
It has been a great flight from Boston and we are happy to be away from the snow. We are excited to be apart of the commencement of the VSLive 360 conference. This is our first time at this .NET developer, software architect and designer exhibition and we are passionate about learning and growing from it. Please let us know if you would like to meet up as we are always excited to meet all of our iText users. Contact us at...
Each year, 3500 developers from 40 different countries attend Devoxx Belgium to listen to the talks of 200 speakers for 5 days. iText is a proud sponsor of the event that takes place at Metropolis Antwerp from November 10 until November 14, 2014. We are also proud to announce that we'll have two speakers at the event: Wednesday November 12 at 21:00: "PDF Is Dead; Long Live PDF...and Java!" by Michaël Demey. This is a reduced Birds of a Feather (BOF) version of the Tutorial with the same name presented at Java One by Raf Hens and Bruno Lowagie. Thursday November 13 at 17:10: "The Founder's...