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We had a great time at Open Source India's OSI Days Conference .Our Founder and CTO, Bruno Lowagie, was a speaker at the conference and offered two talks: "Open Source, an introduction to IP and Legal" and "How can Large Open Source Projects be Monetized?" . The attendance for the event was impressive, and beyond that the attendees were top notch. The...
While you’re making PDF files and an error occurs, tracing where the problem is can be hard. That’s why we have developed the pdfDebug add-on for iText 7. It allows you to view your PDF file’s internal content structure, content streams and allows you to browse the document in a logical manner – as it is being created. This practical tool is the first of its kind for PDF. What's even better: We're offering the add-on free of charge through the Eclipse Marketplace so you...
iText has again been nominated for the Deloitte Fast 50 in Belgium, and we are pretty excited about it. The Deloitte Fast 50 is a list of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Belgium, and is a coveted list that we have been part of consistently since 2013. Last year we even placed 2nd! The nominees were announced by Deloitte yesterday, and winners will be selected...
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We left our hearts in San Francisco. After a great week of sessions, exhibits, meetings, events and fun, the iText team is heading home from JavaOne. Our very own Bruno Lowagie and Raf Hens had a great talk "Oops I broke my API" about the reasons to break backwards compatibility, and when it makes sense. We had lots of great conversations in our booth with current users and new friends alike. Our minifigs had a great time making new friends, and heading off to their new homes...
Many people all over the world have already experienced the magic of our minifigs at events and shows. Today, we're proud to introduce our superfigs, super-sized models of our traditional iText goodies. Each one of our offices has a superfig: the girl resides in Belgium, the boy with the blue cap is located in Singapore and the boy with the orange cap lives in Boston. But they lack names! That's where you come in. Whether you are a longtime iText user, a new customer or someone who is part of the wider PDF community, you can vote on the final names of our superfigs. To vote,...
As you have probably noticed by now, we have recently released iText 7 , a new major version of our flagship library, which is not backwards compatible to iText 5. This technical blog post will focus a bit more on the reasons why we chose to rewrite iText 7 from scratch and will also detail our roadmap for the near future. Reasons While we were always pretty happy with the capabilities of iText as they stood, there were a number of design choices that limited our wiggling room for further development. Over the years, a number...
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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...
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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:...
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...