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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...
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.
Five days of ISO committee meetings in Basel (November 16-20) discussing PDF, PDF/A, PDF/E PDF/UA, and... TIFF:
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Many people create Maven dependencies like this: <dependency> <groupId>com.lowagie</groupId> <artifactId>itext</artifactId> <version>[1.02b,)</version> <scope>compile</scope> </dependency> This means that they allow Maven to automatically update their dependencies. The meaning of the brackets such as [ and ) is explained in the answers to this StackOverflow question: How do I tell Maven to use the latest version of a...
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It has been exciting to engage with our customers as we have been planning the iText Summit 2014. Some of our customers have some really amazing use cases that we knew would be interesting to share. We hope these help assist you in understanding some of the additional functionality of iText that you may not be utilizing yet. CSC has been gracious enough to share their usage of iText for Automation and XFA flattening into PDF/A functionality. They will be available for technical questions after their talk. CSC has developed...
Two weeks ago, I registered iText on the Startup Ranking site, after reading a post on the #BeTech group on Facebook. Today we received our ranking, and apparently we made the top 10 in Belgium: Compared to our peers our "importance" on the internet is high: the number and the quality of the pages is high, many sites link to us, and so on. However, our "social" rank is low. Should we tweet more? Should we be more active...
I'll never forget my first Java book: The year was 1997. I had discovered the JDK 1.0.2 in 1996 and after experimenting with some tutorial examples, I immediately knew that Java would be a hit. In 1997, I worked for an integrator, and I had the chance to teach newly arrived interns how to program, so I bought myself the "Java Unleashed" book and decided to start teaching Java, a language that hadn't been used at the company up until then. We made some really cool applications. For instance: to explain networks and servers, we made a Connect 4 server using a ServerSocket and we made an applet...
Today, iMinds issued a press release about our new office and our first partner in Singapore: Visit our partner page to find out how you can become a partner. The news was already picked up by: EMERCE: Het Vlaamse iText opent kantoor in Azië; tekent overeenkomst met eerste partner in Singapore...