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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...
Last year, we asked Arketi Group to design a new logo. On September 10, we shared the new logo contenders . On September 18, we took one contender to a second round . We revealed the final version of the new logo on September 25, just in time for Java One: Arketi entered our new logo for a Hermes Creative Award in the Design/Logo category and...
The iText team is currently at the IRMS Conference in Wales . For those who are interested: we also have an article in the IRMS Bulletin about solving the unstructured data challenge: If you own a copy of the IRMS Bulletin, go to page 28:
If you have half an hour and you want to learn more about PDF, you might want to listen to the iText interview on IntrepidNOW . These are some of the topics that are covered in the interview: What was your initial goal when developing iText? Everyone uses PDF every day, but what is so special about it? Is there anything we don’t know about it? Briefly describe the evolution of PDF technology since you first began working with it. What’s the most significant change?...
iText is nominated for a Stevie in the American Business Awards competition: We're looking forward to ABA's new product & tech awards ceremony in San Francisco on September 11. Even if we'd only win Bronze, it would be a great achievement after winning a Gold Hermes Award , a Silver Best in Biz Award...
A couple of weeks ago, our CEO was in Menlo Park for an interview with Sramana Mitra, author of the One Million by One Million blog. The interview was published in seven episodes: Read every episode: April 27 : what did you study? April 28 : first jobs...
Last year, iText won the BelCham Entrepreneurship Award in the category Most Promising Company of the Year , as well as the Belgian Edition of Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 . Thanks to these two awards (and an impressive track record ), our Founder/CEO, Bruno Lowagie, is one of the nominees for the Data News Awards for Excellence in the category ICT Personality of the Year 2015 . ICT stands for Information and Communication...
Faster time-to-revenue, cost savings and better experience now possible with sign-from-anywhere, cloud-based platform poised to drive consumer and business digital signature adoption forward BRUSSELS – March 19, 2015 - Zetes, which provides user identification solutions and Belgian eIDs, has launched a cloud-based digital signature platform that simplifies how businesses and consumers can replace hand-written signatures with electronic versions. The cloud-based platform...
December 2001 - March 19, 2002